Tag: Ukip

Like a Blanket of Snow – Why UKIP did so Poorly

Given the kind of headlines we’ve had over the past 48 hours, I wanted to explore why it was so hard to predict how many seats UKIP would have picked up on Thursday. If you look down my blog, you’ll

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Where are UKIP’s votes coming from?

Inspired by a post on Political Betting over Christmas, I thought it would be interesting to look at the rise of UKIP in the polls over 2012 and to see whether the claim that UKIP voters were mainly switching from

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Is this a straight forward lie?

Got in this lunchtime to find this Lib Dem leaflet on the doorstep. Have a read of what they’ve written. Hmmmm…. Problem is Lib Dems, I’m a bit of an electoral geek, and I don’t think that the 7th seat

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