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Your guide to tactical voting in the UK election | Crunched

Your guide to tactical voting in the UK election | Crunched

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Was that any good? So, we’ve got a general election and everyone is scrambling around looking at tactical voting. I find it very confusing. Personally, not convinced that it works. Right, and I can see where you’re coming from because...

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Boris Johnson wins a landslide victory in the UK election  | FT

Boris Johnson wins a landslide victory in the UK election | FT

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Oh my god, Labour, 191. That’s the worst since 31. Oh my god, they’ve smashed it. That’ll be horrific for Labour. Yes. I thought it would be closer. I think most people thought the polls were narrowing. It’s 10pm on...

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How do pollsters predict UK general election results?  | FT

How do pollsters predict UK general election results? | FT

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It is the hot topic for data journalists in this election. Some call it MRP, some Mr P. But the full name is multi-level regression with post-stratification. So what is it? In short, it’s a way of using a big...

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Is Jeremy Corbyn’s radical Labour election manifesto eye-catching or eye-watering? | FT

Is Jeremy Corbyn’s radical Labour election manifesto eye-catching or eye-watering? | FT

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Labour’s manifesto is a manifesto for hope. To cheers from loyal supporters, Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled Labour’s manifesto, hoping to win over enough of the less committed members of the British electorate to deprive his Conservative rival Boris Johnson of...

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A brief guide to the UK general election | FT

A brief guide to the UK general election | FT

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It’s one of the most unpredictable and volatile general elections in decades. And it’s not just Brexit at stake. Whoever gets the keys to Downing Street has a radically different vision for the country’s economy, public services, and the future...

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Johnson v Corbyn: why TV election debate was a zero-sum game | FT

Johnson v Corbyn: why TV election debate was a zero-sum game | FT

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We’re live in Salford for a TV first. It’s Boris Johnson versus Jeremy Corbyn. So the first TV debate of the 2019 general election has just finished. So who won? Well, the answer is nobody particularly. The whole event had...

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The Brexit disruptors: beyond left and right | FT

The Brexit disruptors: beyond left and right | FT

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You disrupted the leadership campaign. You’re disrupting the mayoral campaign. You should be the next prime minister. You’re very sweet. They’ve left the centre. The parties have been captured. They’re not coming back. How can two parties possibly do justice...

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How Brexit’s Leave and Remain alliances are shaping the election | FT

How Brexit’s Leave and Remain alliances are shaping the election | FT

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OK, Election 2019. Plots, Pacts and Possibilities. Robert, we’ve got this great electoral fight coming on December the 12th. But already there are suspicions of what I suppose you might call a bit of ‘match fixing’ up front because one...

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