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Election countdown: 98 weeks to go

Election countdown: 98 weeks to go | UK Politics Participation | Scoop.it
The next UK general election is now just under 100 weeks away. How is the race shaping up, and how did the race look this far out from previous elections?
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Useful resource, updated regularly, reflecting on issues, polls, erelating end to the 2015 election

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using the First-past ...

First past the post or FPTP, also known as Simple Majority Voting, Winner-takes-all voting or Plurality voting is the most basic form of voting system. ... In its simplest form, under FPTP, voting takes place in single-member constituencies.
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Basic summary, but a useful website to explore

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Twitter / electoralreform: A Divided Britain: This is ...

Twitter / electoralreform: A Divided Britain: This is ... | UK Politics Participation | Scoop.it
A Divided Britain: This is what FPTP in local elections looks like. It’s time for change. http://t.co/QnCqbiQ3q5
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Useful figures on the electoral deserts created by FPTP

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Ukip support surges as Tories continue to struggle in polls

Ukip support surges as Tories continue to struggle in polls | UK Politics Participation | Scoop.it
Survey shows Ukip has cemented third place ahead of Lib Dems, while Conservatives remain below 30% ("Ukip support surges as Tories continue to struggle in polls" But 17% is still nowhere under FPTP.
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Opinion poll info on UKIP

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