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to ask how you would vote if there was a General Election tomorrow?

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coco87 Tue 10-Sep-13 14:28:44

Ok, now I don't like any of the parties at the moment and they seem to be very similar (red Tories/blue Labour etc).

However, if there was a GE tomorrow I would vote Lib Dems because my local MP is Lib Dem and is really good, listens to voters and has done a lot of good work for the area. I don't rate them at a national level and don't agree with most of their policies but locally my MP (who just happens to be Lib Dem) is definitely the best choice.

Who would you vote for if there was a GE tomorrow?

Manchesterhistorygirl Tue 10-Sep-13 14:29:21

Labour because my local MP is brilliant at what he does.

BuskersCat Tue 10-Sep-13 14:30:41

Labour. I voted LibDem as a student in the last election and feel absolutely shafted, I will never ever vote for them again, no matter who is the party leader. The tories are cunts. That leaves me with the only viable choice, Labour.

Though I do vote Green in the locals

MumOfTheMoos Tue 10-Sep-13 14:31:08

Lib Dem

Squitten Tue 10-Sep-13 14:33:18

I voted LibDem last time and they have appalled me in the coalition so I'm not doing that again. Definitely not Tories. Most definitely not UKIP. We are currently Labour here and I like our MP so, despite feeling distinctly uneasy about what exactly they are standing for at the moment, I think it would be Labour.

Like Buskers I would like to vote Green at the local elections

WestieMamma Tue 10-Sep-13 14:35:21

Where I live (not UK) ballot papers have a blank box at the bottom. You can use this box to put forward and vote for someone not listed. If enough people put the same name down that person is given the opportunity to take up the position they've won. We've had a few politicians elected this way. The downside is that if Donald Duck took up all the seats he won, we'd be living in a dictatorship grin

WestieMamma Tue 10-Sep-13 14:35:24

Where I live (not UK) ballot papers have a blank box at the bottom. You can use this box to put forward and vote for someone not listed. If enough people put the same name down that person is given the opportunity to take up the position they've won. We've had a few politicians elected this way. The downside is that if Donald Duck took up all the seats he won, we'd be living in a dictatorship grin

WestieMamma Tue 10-Sep-13 14:35:25

Where I live (not UK) ballot papers have a blank box at the bottom. You can use this box to put forward and vote for someone not listed. If enough people put the same name down that person is given the opportunity to take up the position they've won. We've had a few politicians elected this way. The downside is that if Donald Duck took up all the seats he won, we'd be living in a dictatorship grin

WestieMamma Tue 10-Sep-13 14:36:21

Yikes, that wasn't supposed to happen.

ziggiestardust Tue 10-Sep-13 14:36:27

Hmm. I don't think I'd like to see Ed Miliband running the country! He's so wishy washy.

I'd vote Conservative I think, because of my business.

ziggiestardust Tue 10-Sep-13 14:36:27

Hmm. I don't think I'd like to see Ed Miliband running the country! He's so wishy washy.

I'd vote Conservative I think, because of my business.

Youhaventseenme Tue 10-Sep-13 14:36:45

Conservatives, because Labour got us into this mess, and there is no way I want them to get a sniff of power until this country is back on some sort of even footing.

I wouldn't be a natural Conservative, but I can still remember Gordon Brown saying no more boom and bust.

He also sold off our gold reserves and now look at the price of gold, it is at an all time high.

ziggiestardust Tue 10-Sep-13 14:37:00

Oh sorry, didn't mean to post twice! Not sure how that happened.

FreudiansSlipper Tue 10-Sep-13 14:42:05

Labour

though i want a change of leader

PatPig Tue 10-Sep-13 14:48:22

They are all a shower of shit.

GibberTheMonkey Tue 10-Sep-13 14:50:58

I honestly don't know
Another ex lib dem voter
Sad really because I think they might have done a reasonable job if they had got in on their own

YouTheCat Tue 10-Sep-13 14:51:39

Labour.

Our MP is great.

ShadeofViolet Tue 10-Sep-13 14:52:51

Our local Labour MP is very good at what he does.

However I too want a change of leadership, which makes it difficult to vote Labour. Yvette Cooper would get my vote in a shot.

Dawndonnaagain Tue 10-Sep-13 14:54:19

Labour. I have no wish to see Labour running the country, I think Milliband is an absolute disaster, however, I want a change in narrative and that isn't going to be achieved any other way. I do wish we still had a real Labour Party.

BalloonSlayer Tue 10-Sep-13 14:55:10

Def Labour

A vote for the LibDems turned out to be a vote for the Conservatives in the last election.

I think the Lib Dems have had it now, because of that.

Feminine Tue 10-Sep-13 14:56:20

Ronald McDonald!

TheVermiciousKnid Tue 10-Sep-13 14:56:24

Labour. And yes, pretty much what Dawndonnaagain said...

JaquelineHyde England Tue 10-Sep-13 14:57:08

Labour

HavantGuard Tue 10-Sep-13 14:58:15

Not the current lot because the Conservatives are appalling and the Lib Dems are the reason they're being allowed to do it.

Labour, if they lose Milliband and get a proper leader. Most days he's insipid and ineffectual. When he has had the odd moment where he's done well he's like Kinnock without the passion.

Green. I know they are hugely unlikely to get in, but I agree with much of what they say so it makes sense to me to vote for them.

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