General Election 2019

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Who are you planning to vote for?

  1. Brexit Party

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  2. Change UK (Independent Group For Change)

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  3. Conservative Party

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  6. Independent

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  7. Labour Party

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  8. Liberal Democrats

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  11. Scottish National Party (SNP)

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  12. UK Independence Party (UKIP)

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  1. Ag

    Ag BRING BACK TAGS

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    If Boris loses his seat I will die repeatedly.
     
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  2. big ron

    big ron Nude inspector

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    Has that ever happened in a GE? Im holding a glass of baileys and cant be arsed to get my laptop out to google it
     
  3. Ag

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    I think a PM lost his seat in 1925ish perhaps.
     
  4. Ag

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    Actually no it's never happened.
     
  5. COB

    COB The Red Cyclone

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    There was polling the other day indicating Swinson's seat was very close as well, wasn't there? Imagine if Jezza was the only main party leader to keep their seat :o
     
  6. big ron

    big ron Nude inspector

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    Spectacular. Heres hoping.
     
  7. Ag

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    Could a PM operate from outside of Parliament. Surely they'd just pay off a safe Tory to resign and get him back in asap. I really don't know how a non MP could be PM constitutionally.
     
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    It would be the most Pyrrhic of victories.
     
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    He can't - he'd have to resign.
     
  10. RaspberrySwirl

    RaspberrySwirl Leftover

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    If Boris loses his seat, the only way he could still be a PM is to make himself Lord(?) and operate from the House of Lords? (I read all of this in Swedish the other day, so I might be using wrong vocabulary).
     
  11. Ag

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    Everyone just needs to calm down. This speculation is before the polls have even closed.
     
  12. Lucille

    Lucille Sniffing in the VIP area

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    Apparently there’s no law that requires it but it is established tradition. Apparently he would most likely offer a senior Tory in a safe seat a peerage in return for standing down and call a by election.
     
  13. big ron

    big ron Nude inspector

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    Fuck Labour, I want this :D
     
  14. Rita

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    I wish this would hurry up and START. I know the polls are still open, burn STILL.
     
  15. VoR

    VoR #Justice4JLo

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    Is it just me or do these queues look a lot less #YouthQuake than the morning ones? :side-eye:
     
  16. Ag

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    Mr Ag has just voted Tory.
     
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    Joke obvs. Just trying to make our Wendy feel better.
     
  18. octophone

    octophone O = 0

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    On a scale of "The Laughing Gnome" to "Lazarus", I'm about "Aladdin Sane" right now. And it's 2 hours until the exit polls.
     
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    If Boris is in trouble in Uxbridge, that would indicate Labour is probably doing about 5% better there than what the YouGov prediction is saying. Probably will still keep his seat, but could mean one or two London seats falling to the opposition than YouGov is suggesting.
     
  20. jivafox

    jivafox chalamet & chill

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    Too many old people in those queues. One fucker has a walking stick!
     
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    :eyes:

    There, that killed about 45 seconds.
     
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  22. Ag

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    I don't think a seat like that would necessarily signify national trends.
     
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    I reckon we can start the results topic now. This Uxbridge speculation segues in nicely.
     
  24. octophone

    octophone O = 0

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    Surely local campaigning would have centered around the fact that BJ doesn't actually live in the constituency and how downright arrogant it is to parachute in and go "what ho, plebs! Dutifully vote for your glorious leader, you useless scum".
     
  25. VoR

    VoR #Justice4JLo

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    On it...
     
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  26. Shirley

    Shirley BIG-HEARTED BUNNY

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    Johnson now spotted campaigning in his constituency

    Maybe there's something in those rumours
     
  27. Alex

    Alex Go fish

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    Well being in a marginal head overruled heart.
     
  28. VoR

    VoR #Justice4JLo

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    You did the right thing Alex. I hope it pays off.
     
  29. octophone

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    Well played, sir.
     
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  30. Alex

    Alex Go fish

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    Cross fingers !
     
  31. VoR

    VoR #Justice4JLo

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    What's your constituency?
     
  32. Alex

    Alex Go fish

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    Bury South.
    Ivan Lewis was Labour, went independent and the urged people to vote Tory. Was always safe labour but with a large Jewish population...
     
  33. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    My whole voting life in five different constituencies and I've never had to queue to vote.
     
  34. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    Never mind
     

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