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    Conservative
    28.17%
    Labour
    20.43%
    Liberal Democrat
    23.22%
    Green
    6.81%
    UKIP
    5.26%
    BNP
    3.72%
    Libertarian
    5.26%
    Respect
    0.62%
    SNP
    1.86%
    DUP
    0.31%
    Sinn Fein
    1.24%
    Plaid Cymru
    0.31%
    SDLP
    0.31%
    UUP
    0
    0%
    Health Concern
    0.31%
    Independant/Other
    2.17%

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    Not as good a turn-out as the TSR Election, but oh well.
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    (Original post by Afcwimbledon2)
    Not as good a turn-out as the TSR Election, but oh well.
    That's because the TSR election is in GD, which more people use.

    To all the lefties: labour are a sinking ship, more lib dem votes and the tories wouldn't be winning. Something to think about perhaps, especially with their social liberalism, I honestly don't see why more people don't abandon labour and switch to the liberals.
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    (Original post by CandyFlipper)
    To all the lefties: labour are a sinking ship, more lib dem votes and the tories wouldn't be winning. Something to think about perhaps, especially with their social liberalism, I honestly don't see why more people don't abandon labour and switch to the liberals.
    Personally, because the Lib Dems have their heads in the clouds. I'd love to support them, if they were to stop saying silly things about everything from the financial crisis and the economy to pensioners' and workers' rights. Labour at least have a semblance of sensible economic policies.
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    (Original post by Drogue)
    Personally, because the Lib Dems have their heads in the clouds. I'd love to support them, if they were to stop saying silly things about everything from the financial crisis and the economy to pensioners' and workers' rights. Labour at least have a semblance of sensible economic policies.
    I think their economics is liable to improve under Nick Clegg. Guess it depends on what you mean by "silly" opinions on the things you listed - I'd rather live under the lib dems than under labour personally, anyday.
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    (Original post by CandyFlipper)
    I think their economics is liable to improve under Nick Clegg. Guess it depends on what you mean by "silly" opinions on the things you listed - I'd rather live under the lib dems than under labour personally, anyday.

    Problem is, Nick Clegg is more of a stop gap measure than anything else. They need a proper leader who will actually get them into 2nd.
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    I voted UKIP in the European Parliamentary Elections, and I would in the General Election if I thought they had a chance of getting in power. I strongly believe in and agree with their policies, but due to their lack of support in comparison to Labour, Lib Dem and the Tories, I'll be voting Conservative.
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    (Original post by LincolnHawk)
    I voted UKIP in the European Parliamentary Elections, and I would in the General Election if I thought they had a chance of getting in power. I strongly believe in and agree with their policies, but due to their lack of support in comparison to Labour, Lib Dem and the Tories, I'll be voting Conservative.
    Lincoln - if you do not vote for UKIP, how are they going to get a chance of getting into power?
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    I shall be voting BNP.


    (Original post by LincolnHawk)
    I voted UKIP in the European Parliamentary Elections, and I would in the General Election if I thought they had a chance of getting in power. I strongly believe in and agree with their policies, but due to their lack of support in comparison to Labour, Lib Dem and the Tories, I'll be voting Conservative.
    And if you don't vote for a smaller party in a GE they'll never end up being a bigger party. The fact that people up until recently have felt they have had to vote for the least-worst main party is part of the reason why British politics is as ****** up as it is at the moment.

    The actual number of votes for the main parties has been dropping dramatically over the years. Now is the best time to effect real change.
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    Lol @ the BNP voters

    I would probably vote for the Lib Dems, as in my constituency they would most likely win anyway, and I want to keep the tories out.
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    (Original post by Kerny)
    Lol @ the BNP voters
    At least when we are shown how corrupt and out of touch the main party politicians are we do not turn round and vote for said scum like sheep.......
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    (Original post by Hanvyj)
    has anyone who votes BNP actually looked at their manifestos? I would like to know, even ignoring their racism their polocies are stupid
    actually that's the complete opposite of what i think, ignoring their racism i actually agree with most of their policies. Its just ignoring the racism part is a little easier said than done..
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    last election I was Green, now I think I would vote Labour since environmental policy is now pushed by Brussels although maybe Labour is more receptive. While I'm fairly neutral about the economic policies and not a socialist by any means I broadly speaking like their direction on the Constitution and rights. However, I (quietly) look forward to a more efficient Conservative government that will bed down some of Labour's good moves.
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    Scottish National Party (SNP).

    Because only the SNP or Labour can win in Scotland.
    I hate Labour, think they are a waste of space and misguided.

    Therefore I will be voting SNP without a shadow of doubt, as I did on June the 4th.

    Living in the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency, it will be satisfying to not vote for Brown. Expect his majority to be slashed heavily, if not eliminated.
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    (Original post by Frodz)
    At least when we are shown how corrupt and out of touch the main party politicians are we do not turn round and vote for said scum like sheep.......
    Ok, but why BNP over other minor parties? Are you a socialist, do you want capital punishment, do you think zero immigration is really a good idea?
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    (Original post by CandyFlipper)
    Ok, but why BNP over other minor parties?
    I didn’t actually mean it that way, I was just responding to the ignorance of the libdem voter.


    But if you want to know why I think that way;

    Firstly I’m a patriot, proud of this nation and its history. This means I cannot vote for internationalist leftists like the Greens (or Labour and to a lesser extent Lib Dems incidentally) who don’t care about this nation, just everyone else’s. Let alone the fact the Greens are just simply out of touch. I’m a physics graduate and god help us if the Greens ever got in with their Energy Puritanism and stopped things like nuclear power which in reality is going to be one of the most important sources of energy in the coming years.

    I am vehemently eurosceptic (like most people in this country) and I’m for taking us out of the EU which leaves me with UKIP and the BNP. Clearly I’m not going to vote for the Cameron’s new lefty Conservatives (who took us into the thing in the first place!), so what about UKIP?

    Well the problem with UKIP is the fact that they are pretty much a single issue party, at least only a single issue they are serious about. Their vote drops in local and national elections by around a 1/6th because most people recognise they are simply a protest vote. Indeed percentage-wise the BNP retained their vote much better than UKIP did at the last GE.

    The reality is it is Westminster where it will be decided if we leave the EU, or at the very least take a step back, and so if you want out of the EU you need to vote for a party that can campaign for General Elections.

    I believe in both stemming and reversing the damage mass immigration is doing to this country so I cannot vote for UKIP as their immigration policy ( a 5 year moratorium, then back to current levels) is just pandering to voters and not a real solution. UKIP are international free-trade capitalists who would sell their mothers if they could, they are not patriotic, they simply care about making wealthy businessmen wealthier.

    I could go on with the smaller parties but you get the picture……


    (Original post by CandyFlipper)
    Are you a socialist
    Blanket words like “socialism” are in truth rather difficult to apply.

    For example many of the BNP’s “socialist” policies are about defending British industries and companies. Indeed it is very supportive of small and medium businesses.

    Even the Americans, the burning torch of Capitalism, are not above defending their industries with “socialist” protectionism like for example its defence of the Californian oilfields from Chinese takeover.

    Comparing the BNP to internationalist socialists is futile. They are simply opposed to a globalised capitalism that sees British wealth go everywhere but here.


    (Original post by CandyFlipper)
    do you want capital punishment
    I’m neither here nor there over the issue (What? People who support parties actually differ over policies? Well I never……..), but the fact remains that the BNP are the only party even anywhere near serious about crime and sentencing. In an age when murders can get shorter sentences than petty criminals it needs to happen. It won’t happen if people continue to vote for parties that frankly don’t give a ****.


    (Original post by CandyFlipper)
    do you think zero immigration is really a good idea?
    Actually the BNP do not campaign on zero immigration,

    Our first step will be to shut the door. A BNP government would accept no
    further immigration from any of the parts of the world which present the prospect
    of an almost limitless flow of immigration
    : Africa, Asia, China, Eastern and South
    Eastern Europe, the Middle East and South America would all be placed on an
    immediate ‘stop’ list. This would later be subject to review in the case of genuine
    students accepted for training as part of our long-term policy of helping to build
    up Third World economies in order to facilitate the voluntary return of their
    nationals or their descendants under our long-tern resettlement programme.
    Indeed, immigration is really only meant to be a temporary measure, not a wholesale displacing of peoples!

    The point is, is there are party serious about drastically reducing the mass immigration we have seen apart from the BNP? No, so voting for any other party will simply see it at best maintained or at worst increased.


    As to the assertion that mass immigration is somehow a good thing, that is just nonsense skewing of the figures. This was addressed in the BNP's 2005 Manifesto,

    Axiom 4: The economic well-being of Britain is more-or-less a function of per-capita
    GNP, not aggregate GNP.
    This little point undoes a huge amount of sophistry that is currently being
    put about in economic policy, principally with regards to immigration.
    The current Establishment keeps yapping about how immigration is
    supposedly good for the economy. All this means is that immigration
    increases Britain ‘s aggregate GNP, a natural consequence of increasing
    the number of persons working here. It does not mean that immigration
    increases per-capita GNP. In fact, because immigrants tend to be cheap
    laborers who are less productive than the average Briton, immigration
    actually decreases per-capita GNP. Furthermore, because productivity is a
    function of capitalisation-per-worker, immigration dilutes productivity by
    increasing the number of workers dependent on the given capital stock.
    We will not try to expand our economy by dumping foreign labor into it.
    It is no surprise that a places such as Manchester for example suffer from comparatively low productivity (as shown in the recent MIER report btw), a better sign of how wealthy you are, despite the nonsense peddled that immigration somehow makes you wealthier. This is why the MIER report calls on greater links to the higher gva south of the conurbation to support low productivity!
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    (Original post by Frodz)
    At least when we are shown how corrupt and out of touch the main party politicians are we do not turn round and vote for said scum like sheep.......
    Stop talking about yourself!

    *jokes*

    Everyone is entitled to there own opinion. Its not our fault that they could be breaking peoples humans rights in how they do it.
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    (Original post by mfm89)
    Labour. I know they won't win, but i want them to at least remain a viable party and effective opposition, think Clegg is far to sympathetic to the Tory cause, need a party whose members and majority of backbenchers will stand for the centre left. Dont want to see a lack of opposition when the next parliament will basically be negotiating what will be cut and not much else.
    that would be the LibDems you silly nonce. lol. and the bit about clegg being a tory-sympathiser made me laugh too.
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    (Original post by Afcwimbledon2)
    Problem is, Nick Clegg is more of a stop gap measure than anything else. They need a proper leader who will actually get them into 2nd.
    i think thats well harsh. but i've heard a lot of people say that so a change of leader would seem to improve the libdems chances. if there was to be a new leader, vince cable would have to be it (in my opinion and the opinion of many others - just look at the comments in the daily mail on sunday about him)
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    (Original post by NEVERYOUMIND)
    i think thats well harsh. but i've heard a lot of people say that so a change of leader would seem to improve the libdems chances. if there was to be a new leader, vince cable would have to be it (in my opinion and the opinion of many others - just look at the comments in the daily mail on sunday about him)
    Its just my opinion. Some of us lot could do a lot better job than Nick Clegg.
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    (Original post by Crimsonchilli)
    actually that's the complete opposite of what i think, ignoring their racism i actually agree with most of their policies. Its just ignoring the racism part is a little easier said than done..
    There is no racism in the BNP at all.

    The word only exists with it's current connotations to curtail freedom of speech and prevent people discussing issues like mass immigration and disproportionate ethnic crime rates.
 
 
 
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