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Thursday, June 5, 2014

By-Election Special: Newark

June 5, 2014

Today sees the by-election in Newark, caused by the resignation of Patrick Mercer following his lobbying disgrace. This contest has been billed as UKIP’s chance to have its first MP elected. I think this is unlikely. Here’s the 2010 General Election result for Newark. But before I explain in more detail why a UKIP victory […]

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