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Vote for party based on when you want the next general election

Good golly, on Thursday 12th December, the UK has to endure yet another general election. When I started this blog shortly after the 2010 election, I could never have anticipated sitting here, analysing our fourth general election this decade. Has the British political scene ever been this turbulent, to ever want the face of Westminster change as often it is today? Yes, actually.

You don't have to look far back to see British politics divided enough for there to be four general elections in the space of ten years. The 1970s saw Edward Heath win the election for the Conservatives in 1970, then in February 1974, Labour formed a minority government under Harold Wilson, and gained ground when the country went to the polls just eight months later. The final election of that decade saw Margaret Thatcher grab the keys to 10 Downing Street, where she stayed for 11 years. We also had four elections in one decade in the 1920s and 50s, and we even had a staggering five general elections in …
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