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

Boris Johnson versus Jeremy Corbyn (Image: 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

Trump impeachment won't guarantee Democrats the keys to White House

Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi (Image: Business Insider) I want to talk about the election. No, not that one. That one will wait for another week or two for my analysis, literally. Believe it or not, we are almost exactly a year away until the US general election, and it's set to be as much of a blockbuster as we saw in 2016. Donald Trump has been the President of the United States for almost three now and his tenure at the White House is as eventful as the thrill seekers were hoping. It's almost refreshing to see someone vying for ultimate leadership be consistent before and after an election. Whether it is his outrageous tweeting, the surprise sacking of close associates - most recently his National Security Advisor, John Bolton was the latest victim - or saying absolutely anything that would make him feel better, such as taking credit for the death of Islamic State's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ; we've seen these from him from the time he became a household