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Poll: Are you going to vote in the European Elections?

Discussion in 'Speaker's Corner' started by BowdonUK, May 6, 2019.

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Who will you be voting for?

Poll closed May 23, 2019.
  1. Conservative

    2 vote(s)
    0.8%
  2. Labour

    8 vote(s)
    3.2%
  3. Liberal Democrat

    143 vote(s)
    56.7%
  4. Brexit

    58 vote(s)
    23.0%
  5. UKIP

    7 vote(s)
    2.8%
  6. SNP

    7 vote(s)
    2.8%
  7. Change UK

    3 vote(s)
    1.2%
  8. Green

    20 vote(s)
    7.9%
  9. DUP

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Plaid Cymru

    1 vote(s)
    0.4%
  11. Independent

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Other party

    3 vote(s)
    1.2%
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  1. BowdonUK

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jan 17, 2016

    Posts: 2,121

    It seems the EU elections are going to happen. I know of someone who already got their postal vote with the parties (and candidate lists) on.

    So are you going to vote in these elections or not?

    If you're not voting then how come?

    If you are voting then who are you voting for, and what is going to be your biggest influence?
     
  2. Cromulent

    Mobster

    Joined: Nov 1, 2007

    Posts: 3,440

    Location: England

    Yep. I'm going to stay up all night and watch the results come in. I'll be voting Lib Dem for the obvious reason that I want a second referendum and I believe that voting Lib Dem is the only way to get that.

    Edit: I also like the Lib Dems from a policy point of view so it is not a one issue vote.
     
  3. Dolph

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Oct 17, 2002

    Posts: 46,529

    Location: Plymouth

    Yep, currently deciding between change uk and the lib Dems, need to do some digging into the candidates for the South West before I decide.

    The two main parties, under their current leadership and positioning, are not parties any sane or rational person who spends even the slightest time considering their actions, would vote for.
     
  4. RedvGreen

    Mobster

    Joined: Dec 2, 2009

    Posts: 3,499

    Location: Midlands

    Unless I get some concrete intel that Labour will support revoke A50 or a PV 100%, I will be voting Lib Dem. I am stunned that some people are still supporting UKIP despite their extreme and horrible comments, and taste in candidates.
     
  5. Quartz

    Soldato

    Joined: Apr 1, 2014

    Posts: 7,261

    Location: Aberdeen

    I will vote. UKIP, the SNP and Greens will be at the bottom of the list.
     
  6. Scania

    Capodecina

    Joined: Nov 25, 2004

    Posts: 23,188

    Location: On the road....

    I’ll be voting for the Brexit party, not that I like them (especially Farage) but more to give the establishment the kick up the backside that a huge vote for his mob you’d think/hope would.

    And fwiw, I voted remain but accept that leave won and strongly believe the will of the people should be carried through instead of the crap we’ve had for months.
     
  7. Mr Badger

    Soldato

    Joined: Dec 27, 2009

    Posts: 6,094

    For what it's worth I wrote to my Labour MP that I will not vote for Labour in the EU or any other election unless they clearly commit (at the least) to a confirmatory referendum on any Brexit deal.
     
  8. RedvGreen

    Mobster

    Joined: Dec 2, 2009

    Posts: 3,499

    Location: Midlands

    I did exactly the same, despite him being a strong PV advocate, his overall party's Shadow Cabinet is too soft with JC at the helm.
     
  9. Teh_Next

    Perma Banned

    Joined: Nov 3, 2018

    Posts: 708

    Location: The other side of The Gap

    Shall vote. Shall vote SNP.
     
  10. ElliorR

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Feb 20, 2009

    Posts: 8,405

    Location: Not where I'd like to be

    I will be voting and most likely for the Lib Dem’s as they are a remain party. I voted Labour my whole life, was even a member until last year, but will never vote for them again.
     
  11. Evangelion

    Capodecina

    Joined: Dec 29, 2007

    Posts: 21,885

    Location: Adelaide, South Australia

    I probably won't this year.
     
  12. Cern

    Mobster

    Joined: Jul 3, 2008

    Posts: 3,164

    Location: London

    I've been a lifelong Labour voter, but they are a lost cause to me now. Even if they finally get behind a confirmatory referendum, I don't trust the leadership to steer it through. So, I'll be voting either Libdems or Greens (need to research the candidates in my area).
     
  13. Sheff

    Hitman

    Joined: Jun 16, 2008

    Posts: 912

    Location: Newton Abbot

    I will be voting Lib Dem or Change UK, I'd love to vote Green but they're a little too authoritarian for my liking.
     
  14. do_ron_ron

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Oct 23, 2002

    Posts: 8,638

    Green or SNP or maybe reverse for maximum effect.
     
  15. RDM

    Capodecina

    Joined: Feb 1, 2007

    Posts: 20,041

    Lib Dems or Change Uk depending on candidates.
     
  16. Tenuous

    Gangster

    Joined: Aug 23, 2004

    Posts: 147

    Location: Guildford

    I will be voting Lib Dem.
     
  17. Mercenary Keyboard Warrior

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Aug 4, 2007

    Posts: 8,350

    Location: Wilds of suffolk

    Green , LD, or CUK

    Will need to see the lists before I do. Probably more likely LD, I think we need them to bounce back in national politics and every vote they get in every election helps build the momentum
     
  18. Monkeynut

    Soldato

    Joined: Nov 7, 2007

    Posts: 6,315

    Location: Cheshire

    Lib Dem most likely. Hopefully get my polling card soon. I didn't get my local elections one until the actual day of the vote!
     
  19. ElliorR

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Feb 20, 2009

    Posts: 8,405

    Location: Not where I'd like to be

    You don’t need your card to vote. Saying that mine arrived last week.
     
  20. Zefan

    Don

    Joined: Jan 15, 2006

    Posts: 29,067

    Location: Tosche Station

    What do you mean?
     
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