General Election 8th June 2017

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by stockwellcat, Apr 18, 2017.


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Who are you going to vote for?

Poll closed Jun 9, 2017.
  1. Conservatives

    35 vote(s)
    22.7%
  2. Labour

    57 vote(s)
    37.0%
  3. Lib Dems

    8 vote(s)
    5.2%
  4. Green Party

    8 vote(s)
    5.2%
  5. Other

    4 vote(s)
    2.6%
  6. Abstaining From Voting

    8 vote(s)
    5.2%
  7. Undecided

    25 vote(s)
    16.2%
  8. UKIP

    9 vote(s)
    5.8%
  1. stockwellcat

    stockwellcat PetForums VIP

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    Which Party are you going to vote for?

    To not cause any friction you do not have to disclose publicly on here who you are voting.
     
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  2. Happy Paws

    Happy Paws PetForums VIP

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    I've no idea, it's just another Fine Mess we are in, who ever wins.
     
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  3. Dr Pepper

    Dr Pepper PetForums VIP

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    Voter apathy springs to mind. Another year another friggin vote. Just as it looked like we're all systems go it's all left up in the air for a few weeks.

    Frankly I no longer give a flying monkey's anymore and probably won't even bother to vote. I understand why she's done it though.
     
  4. Creativecat

    Creativecat PetForums Senior

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    Wow I didn't see tht coming . I guess Jeremy Corbin will will either have to put up or shut up. Go Jeremy tee he he
     
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  5. Honeys mum

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    Sorry, but I never tell anyone except my OH who I vote for in a General Election.
    It will be very interesting though.
     
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  6. Bisbow

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    I think everyone should vote whatever colour they are
    If apathy wins out we will be in an even bigger mess than we already are
    I will be voting anyway, then I can moan if it turns out badly
     
  7. Animallover26

    Animallover26 Human to a irresistible bundle of black fluff.

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    Here we go again!


    I have no idea, just hope that whatever the outcome, whoever becomes PM will be able to make the right decisions for everyone.
     
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  8. Honeys mum

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    That's what my family always tell me Bisbow.
     
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  9. labradrk

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    I'm a Labour voter as are most of my family. However I don't think they'll get in for one minute, so don't really see the point in another general election....
     
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  10. Arnie83

    Arnie83 PetForums Senior

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    In my constituency the Tory candidate will get in, so my vote - for Lib Dem - won't matter and my view will not be reflected in the make-up of the Westminster Parliament.

    Democracy my bottom.
     
  11. CRL

    CRL Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!

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    ours is very similar. i always vote labour, yet the area i live in a a huge conservative area, and is guaranteed a conservative win. my vote probably wont matter, but im going to vote anyway.
     
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  12. Bisbow

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    That, in my opinion, is the right attitude
    Every vote counts whether your choice wins or not
    People who don't vote then moan about the result annoy me
    I vote for whoever I think is the right person for the job whatever their party is
    I don't vote for labour/tory just because my parents did (I don't know who they voted for anyway}
    I am not true blue or bright red, I suppose I can be called a floating voter but vote I will when I know who is standing and see what their policies are
    I still want out of the EU so we will see
     
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  13. rottiepointerhouse

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    We needed an option of "undecided" as per usual I don't make my mind up until the last minute depending on what issues are the most important to me at the time.
     
  14. stockwellcat

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    I'll put undecided on.
     
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  15. stockwellcat

    stockwellcat PetForums VIP

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    It's on there now.
     
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  16. rottiepointerhouse

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    Thank you - have selected undecided.
     
  17. Jesthar

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    How about "Anyone but Tory!" too ;)
     
  18. noushka05

    noushka05 ❄️ lefty,remoaner,bunny-hugger, giver of a ****

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    I'm a proud member of the Green Party but they have never fielded a candidate in my constituency at a general election & are unlikely to this time.

    So i'll be taking David Schneiders advice;

    People saying there’s no-one they can vote for. That's what Tories want.
    Vote for whoever has best chance of defeating the Tory candidate


    ETA: excludes ukip!


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  19. rottiepointerhouse

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    Its called tactical voting and has been going on for more years than I've been alive.
     
  20. noushka05

    noushka05 ❄️ lefty,remoaner,bunny-hugger, giver of a ****

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    Absolutely. And in this election more is at stake then ever before.
     
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