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I'm just curious to see who you plan to vote for when you can vote.
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Yes I love trees


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hope not
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Our generation is more likely to vote for the Teen Choice Awards than the general elections.
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Given the fact that all of the main parties are terrible, I would hope that all generations are more likely to vote Green.
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Green blue red they're pretty non worthy...

They're just there to fill space
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I seriously hope they don't start voting green. They are delusional hippies.
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hopefully, we have far & away the best policies of any party with representation in the UK
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(Original post by 19ACH98)
I'm just curious to see who you plan to vote for when you can vote.
I am not going to vote for a bunch of tree-hugging socialists, thank you.

Neither do I want to pay higher taxes for an exaggerated geographical phenomenon.
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Definitely imo.
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I already voted for them in the European elections and will almost certainly be doing it again in the general elections. After the disappointment that the lib dems have turned out to be I think the greens are the only real option for the British left wing, at least until Labour realises that it would be much more popular returning to its Bennite past.


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I'm just curious to see who you plan to vote for when you can vote.
Green support is dissproportionately young but that's rather unimportant for the moment since people appear to abandon them as they get older.

Once graduates having a state taking 40% of their income above the threshold you'll tend to find they'd rather not pursue an ideological mission.
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(Original post by Polscihopeful)
I already voted for them in the European elections and will almost certainly be doing it again in the general elections. After the disappointment that the lib dems have turned out to be I think the greens are the only real option for the British left wing, at least until Labour realises that it would be much more popular returning to its Bennite past.


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The ensuing defeat from such a move to the left would be glorious, it would defeat some of the socialist sympathies that have slowly reappeared.

Its all well and good thinking that socialist policies will appeal to Labour voters but elections are won and lost in the Midlands, Yorkshire and the North West and most people here are floaters.
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I think the younger generation are generally more liberal and left leaning, so I suppose so, yes.
I would consider myself a very liberal person, but I don't think I'd vote Green on the basis that I disagree with their stance on Nuclear Power. I personally think we should have more nuclear power stations and, despite the risks, I believe nuclear power is still more "green" than fossil fuel power stations.

I wouldn't consider myself an environmentalist. If I were to vote Green, it's because they are a liberal party. Many young people may feel the same as there isn't really another viable liberal party in the UK.

That said, I'd vote for anyone if it meant ensuring UKIP won't get any seats.
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I'm not sure what 'our generation' means, but I wouldn't vote for the greens. Too narrow in their ideologies, too misguided in their ideologies and policies.
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Vermin supreme for the win, I want my free pony and mandatory tooth brushing laws.


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10 pound minimuma wage. Yes pls

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as far as I know, people from my area / age group vote for Green so that they can atleast get into a coalition with one of the big 3 . They understand outright that Green's will never get majority this generation - but if they get a coalition there's atleast a chance that the Green's can hopefully push whoever wins into a more liberal stance. Green's are unrealistic / know what the people want but don't have a plan to pay for it. If they did then I personally would vote for them.
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(Original post by TheWiseSalmon)
I think the younger generation are generally more liberal and left leaning, so I suppose so, yes.
I would consider myself a very liberal person, but I don't think I'd vote Green on the basis that I disagree with their stance on Nuclear Power. I personally think we should have more nuclear power stations and, despite the risks, I believe nuclear power is still more "green" than fossil fuel power stations.

I wouldn't consider myself an environmentalist. If I were to vote Green, it's because they are a liberal party. Many young people may feel the same as there isn't really another viable liberal party in the UK.

That said, I'd vote for anyone if it meant ensuring UKIP won't get any seats.
Studies suggest that we are more liberal but if anything we are more likely to be economically right of our parents (though you can still be left), notably on attitudes towards welfare and taxation.

Anecdotally TSR has a Mhoc which holds elections across TSR every 6 months and the winner was largely in line with RL. The Tories and Libs were massively dominant while Labour was in government, Labour and the Tories are both relatively weak now electorally but with Labour ahead.
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I am because they seem like the only party willing to stand up against stuff like TTIP.

I am completely disillusioned with the big 3 (they are pretty much all one of the same to me). If I were to vote for one of them it would probably be labour but only as a tactical vote. I wouldn't touch UKIP with a 10ft pole even though I dislike the way the EU is run/set up. That pretty much leaves Green as a protest vote.

But it all means **** all as I currently live in a Tory safe seat. My vote means nothing. ****ing democracy.
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