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UKIP surge to 22% of vote in latest ComRes Poll
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Posted on 04/30/2013 2:30:09 PM PDT by UKrepublican

Here’s what we think we do know about Thursday’s local elections.

- The Conservatives will win the most seats; this is their territory

-The Conservative share of the seats will still drop most dramatically; the last time these were contested in the dog days of Gordon Brown’s premiership the Tories trounced Labour

Here’s what we know we don’t know.

- How well UKIP will do

Well there’s a lot we don’t know yet but number one is most important So how well might they do?

A ComRes Poll for The Coalition for Marriage released on Tuesday night suggested that UKIP could win a staggering 22% of the vote.

The same poll put the Conservatives on 31%, Labour on 24% and the Lib Dems on 12%.

Of course this is just one poll, but if UKIP do well at all they could seriously increase the number of seats the Conservatives lose.

As our Election Analyst Colin Rallings has said, the Tories are in line to lose more than 300 seats.

ComRes Poll results:

Conservatives 31% Labour on 24% UKIP 22% Lib Dems 12%.

More than 400 losses and David Cameron will have had a very bad night.

There was a time when it was thought that might have threatened his leadership, although there seems to be less of that kind of talk around now.

But a good showing for them would mark another step on the road towards UKIP becoming a new force in British politics, suggesting the next General Election will be fought not between three main parties but between four.


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: farage; uk; ukip
UKIP continues to surge. This week before the elections (which are Thursday) there has been a concerted effort by other parties to smear UKIP based on a handful of crazy candidates. Obviously being a small party they don't yet have the resources to vet candidates in the same way the major parties do. However as this poll shows, it has backfired, people aren't buying it.

But there will be a political earthquake on Thursday........sadly for me, there isn't a UKIP candidate standing in my district (I'll be spoiling), but there are over 1700 standing where elections are taking place, and I am very confident they will win in the hundreds.

I have never see such enthusiasm for a political party.

1 posted on 04/30/2013 2:30:09 PM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: UKrepublican

Good luck to UKIP. They’re not perfect, but they’re the best hope the UK has.


2 posted on 04/30/2013 2:32:58 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

True, they’re about as good as we’ve got, and they are not afraid to take the fight to the socialists instead of jumping into bed with them like our so called conservative party.

So I’m all in for them.


3 posted on 04/30/2013 2:34:16 PM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: UKrepublican

love the UKIP!!!


4 posted on 04/30/2013 2:37:21 PM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: UKrepublican

This has been an interesting thing to follow. Makes me wonder if it portends anything over here in the US, as our own two parties have all but merged into a single big-government, ruling-class party.


5 posted on 04/30/2013 2:39:46 PM PDT by greene66
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To: UKrepublican

Good luck in this week’s election—this sounds like very good news may be forthcoming.

Does the UKIP have an informal leader such as Sarah Palin or Ted Cruz to help gin up enthusiasm leading up to Thursday’s vote? Or is this just a general uprising such as the Tea Party in the US?


6 posted on 04/30/2013 2:40:56 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: UKrepublican

Keep us updated!


7 posted on 04/30/2013 2:43:16 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: House Atreides

How is the Very Silly Party doing over there?


8 posted on 04/30/2013 2:44:01 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is v?ery late in the day.")
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To: UKrepublican

I wonder if Lady Thatcher’s passing reminded people of what a real Tory party could look like?


9 posted on 04/30/2013 2:45:05 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: UKrepublican

Never heard of them but if they are for freedom and liberty and against fascist socialists I’m for’em.


10 posted on 04/30/2013 2:47:24 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: ConservativeDude

Amen to that!


11 posted on 04/30/2013 2:47:34 PM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: greene66

I would hope so, I think given the financial stranglehold of the main two it would be more difficult, but if the right leader comes up, why on earth not?

You folks are just as fed up as we are, if not more.


12 posted on 04/30/2013 2:49:02 PM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: The Antiyuppie

How is the Very Silly Party doing over there?
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Ah, just two questions for you:

What is the “Very Silly Party”?

Where is “over there”?

Other than that missing info, the rest of your post was very comprehensible.


13 posted on 04/30/2013 2:51:41 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: House Atreides

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Election_Night_Special


14 posted on 04/30/2013 2:56:51 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is v?ery late in the day.")
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To: ConservativeDude

love the UKIP!!!

Yes!

The Elephant here in the states needs to wake up before it is replaced...


15 posted on 04/30/2013 2:59:57 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: UKrepublican

16 posted on 04/30/2013 3:02:57 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: House Atreides
The party has a leader called Nigel Farage. He is an outspoken and proud conservative. I highly recommend watching some of the videos on You Tube and you won't be dissapointed. Here is perhaps his most famous one, upon the European Union electing amongst itself a new 'President' without giving the people a say, Nigel tells him and them a few home truthes in the EU Parliament:

Who are you Mr President? Nigel Farage asks Van Rompuy

Nigel Farage on Islam in the UK

Farage on the EU dictatorship making demands of Greece and Italy

Farage on need for spending cuts

Nigel Farage On Bulgarian & Romanian Immigration

Farage on global warming
17 posted on 04/30/2013 3:07:15 PM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: colorado tanker

Certainly so!


18 posted on 04/30/2013 3:07:41 PM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Will do!


19 posted on 04/30/2013 3:07:59 PM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: UKrepublican

I hope for your and England’s sake that they keep their momentum and do well.


20 posted on 04/30/2013 3:13:02 PM PDT by Piranha
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To: Piranha

I hope so, they’re the last hope we have.


21 posted on 04/30/2013 3:16:10 PM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: jwalsh07

I think I am in love with Niles Farage:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFkn0UsAglU


22 posted on 04/30/2013 3:48:28 PM PDT by hcmama
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To: UKrepublican

I love this man! “Take that, Mr. Barosso.”


23 posted on 04/30/2013 3:52:43 PM PDT by hcmama
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To: hcmama

I mean NIGEL!


24 posted on 04/30/2013 3:54:41 PM PDT by hcmama
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To: UKrepublican

Do you suppose that a strong showing by UKIP could result in a significant limitation to your immigration policy, or is too late for that?


25 posted on 04/30/2013 4:01:33 PM PDT by Piranha
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To: UKrepublican

Thanks for the links UK. Nigel Farage is quite an impressive fellow—not in the least infected with political correctness. After listening to him through your links, it’s clear to me that, if I were a Brit, I’d be voting UKIP in the upcoming election.

I wish you and the UKIP good luck and good fortune.


26 posted on 04/30/2013 4:09:16 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: UKrepublican
Good to hear. Keep hope alive!
27 posted on 04/30/2013 4:43:48 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: UKrepublican
Good to hear. Keep hope alive!
28 posted on 04/30/2013 4:44:04 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: UKrepublican

“UKIP” = what? “United Kingdom Independence Party?” United Kingdom Internationalist Party?”


29 posted on 04/30/2013 5:47:51 PM PDT by cookcounty
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To: UKrepublican

Nice to hear from a patriot across the pond. It seems that your Conservatives are very much like our rinos—Republicans in name only.


30 posted on 04/30/2013 7:11:23 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: UKrepublican

Best of luck to UKIP!


31 posted on 04/30/2013 9:54:23 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Piranha

This time around no,

but they have pledged to give us a referendum on EU membership which is what allows our open borders.

They want to pull us out of that.

The bigger they become the more likely that becomes.


32 posted on 05/01/2013 3:00:11 AM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: House Atreides

You’re welcome, thank you.


33 posted on 05/01/2013 3:00:32 AM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: cookcounty

UK Independence party.


34 posted on 05/01/2013 3:00:54 AM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: cradle of freedom

They are, the fact they are in coaltion with a liberal party says it all!


35 posted on 05/01/2013 3:01:18 AM PDT by UKrepublican
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To: GraceG

We seriously need a “new” party...but the trick is it has to be made up of former members of the old party.

The LP and teh Constitution party won’t cut it, because they have never been real, actual political parties, but more like debating clubs. If even that.

We need a conservative party that is made up of people who understand and have actual experience in functioning as a political party.

Of course we are in a two-party kingdom, which makes it difficult....in any event, the UKIP is a great breathe of fresh air and it IS a functioning political party, with outstanding MEPs and a good organization. I hope it decimates the Conservative Party eventually!


36 posted on 05/01/2013 7:27:37 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: UKrepublican

Thanks for any UKIP info UKrep! I’m very excited about the rise of UKIP and have been following it for the last year or so.


37 posted on 05/02/2013 7:34:02 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: iopscusa

You’re very welcome, election day today, very sunny day, I am expecting an excellent showing for UKIP! The maintstream media has been desperately trying to smear them all week, full on propaganda from even the so called right wing media.........but it has failed.


38 posted on 05/02/2013 8:33:57 AM PDT by UKrepublican
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