March 1st, 2013

Voters Jump From Main Three to UKIP

Food for thought for the leaders of the main three parties in Lord Ashcroft’s latest polling. Over a fifth of those who voted Tory in 2010 jumped to UKIP yesterday. Interestingly, almost the same proportion of Chris Huhne’s voters chose the UKIP candidate this time round. Diane James also took 17% of Labour’s 2010 vote. Just 59% of 2010 Tories voted blue and only 51% of those who voted for Huhne backed Mike Thornton. UKIP are taking votes from all three parties…


59 Comments

  1. 1
    Road_Hog says:

    Bye, bye Cameron, you oxygen thief.

    • 10
      CastIron Cameron says:

      Not so fast – I have the support of the mainstream centrist voters who want to ethnically cleanse the English and bring about a modern, multicultural utopia. The Lib Dems agree with me. The Labour party agree with me. The BBC agrees with me. The Guardian agrees with me. Therefore I am on the center of politics and will win a landslide in 2015 and continue the invasion of England.

      Do not vote UKIP, peasants. They will stop Britain becoming more multicultural, they will stop us from having home extension work done for low prices by Europeans, they will stop people like me getting cushy jobs in Europe, they will force restaurant owners to pay a decent wage to those who work for them, the same with farmers. Just terrible.

      • 17
        Odin says:

        Easy Postal Votes = Massive, widespread election fraud by the Left.
        UKIP won this election but due to fraud all will be forgotton in 2 weeks and the Left continues to set the agenda.
        Wake up England.

      • 46
        Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

        Britain becoming more multi-culti? That’ll be England becoming more multi-culti. Scotland, Wales and NI are more or less mono-racial and mono-cultural, which is just how the politicos there will keep it, because they know the voters will boot them out if they try to change things.

        • 55
          Causeway boy says:

          NI- monocultual. I think not- we’ve got too many fenians breeding like rabbits

    • 19
      254 Tax Rises since 2010 says:

      Take useless tax and spend Gideon with you too Dave.

    • 29
    • 40
      Wes says:

      I left two bottles, leaning against a wall for five minutes. And I have been accusing the gypos…………………would you believe it.

  2. 2
    PM Miliband and DPM Hughes says:

    Gold!

    • 7
      Off Topic! says:

      The Italian Lover

      The Italian Lover, a virile middle aged Italian gentlemen named Guido was relaxing at his favourite bar in Rome when he managed to attract a spectacular young blond woman. Things progressed to the point where he led her back to his apartment and, after some small talk, they retired to his bedroom where he rattled her senseless.

      After a pleasant interlude, he asked with a smile, “So, you finish?”

      She paused for a second, frowned, and replied. “No.”

      Surprised, Guido reached for her and the rattling resumed. This time she thrashed about wildly and there were screams of passion. The sex finally ended and, again, Guido smiled and asked, “You finish?”

      Again, after a short pause, she returned his smile, cuddled closer to him and softly said, “No.”

      Stunned, but damned if he was going to leave this woman unsatisfied, Guido reached for the woman yet again. Using the last of his strength, he barely managed it, but they ended together screaming, bucking, clawing and ripping the bed sheets.

      Exhausted, Guido fell onto his back, gasping. Barely able to turn his head, he looked into her eyes, smiled proudly and asked again, “You finish?”

      Barely able to speak, the beautiful blonde whispered in his ear…..”No, I Norwegian.”

    • 12
      Gordon McMental Brown says:

      I sold it all in the BrownBottom. And bought Euros instead. I am a financial genius and will be world chancellor in the UN by the end of the year. I am an important statesman. I am not a volvo.

  3. 3
    Anonymous says:

    There will still be three heads in the sand

  4. 4
    Wing Commander Farage DSO and crash says:

    Any other parties that want to amke a bugger of it and hand me votes on a plate? Speak up now. Don’t be shy.

  5. 5
    Erm says:

    This looks like a Lib Dem leaflet bar chart.

    • 6
      SP4BS says:

      Guido does them this way quite a lot.

    • 8
      Lol says:

      Just saw Farages deputy on Boulton and Co (sounds and looks like Barry Corkhill) and he told the Tory and Lib Dem MPs on there that as far as the public are concerned they are two cheeks of the same arse.

  6. 9
    SP4BS says:

    did anyone else hear the rather terrible thing that was said this morning.

    “Nigel Farrage is like a less successful version of George Galloway”

    How dare they.

    • 31
      Respect says:

      Respect!

    • 50
      Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

      Farage, regardless of what you might think of him, isn’t a racist, xenophobic or sectarian bigot. Galloway is, especially the anti-semitism and Anglophobia.

      • 51
        Abu Hanza (abroad voter) says:

        He only got in by pandering to the muzzies with their custom of vote early and vote often, being dead does not excuse you from voting, its your duty to islam

      • 57
        Anonymous says:

        Farage: a racist, xenophobic, sectarian bigot?

        Now why would anyone think that?

  7. 13
    Common Purpose. says:

    Coincidence?

  8. 14
    the shansslur of thexschekker says:

    so 50% of the popluation are below average?

    i’ll have anotherone

  9. 15
    Nigel Farage says:

    I like these stats, I’m thinking of changing my name to Nigel Collage.

  10. 16
    Tom says:

    This is a misleading chart, the bars aren’t actually that far apart from each other, there’s only a couple of percent in it. Would be more truthfull if it started at 0 rather than the arbitrary value of 16.

  11. 18
    pissed off voter says:

    Probably because the three main parties are shit.

  12. 20
    The Right Honourable George Osborne Mp says:

    Maria Hutchings has a lot to answer for, but let me make this clear. I think we’ve got a very clear message, a loud and clear message that Britain cannot let up in dealing with its debts, dealing with its problems, cannot let up in making sure that Britain can pay its way in the world.

    • 48
      Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

      So when’s trhe British government going to start paying those debts and paying its way in the world?

  13. 22
    Only wonderin' says:

    I wonder how many “friends” Huhne has got left now?

    • 24
      Gordon McMental Brown says:

      Last night he became the first person to invite me to be his friend on the Facebook.

  14. 25
    Cicero says:

    More to the point, as Farage said in the Andrew Neil interview, UKIP took a large chuck of their votes from people who haven’t vote for twenty years.

    Are the 40%, the ‘none of the aboves’ beginning to stir?

  15. 27
    Blind_leading_the_blind says:

    Poorly presented graph – by basing the y-axis at 16% the effect on the Labour vote appears small. Your repeating Gordon Brown tricks

  16. 30
    Blind_leading_the_blind says:

    Whoops – you’re

  17. 34
    neilfutureboy says:

    Now that is a dishonest presentation of a graph. By baselining the graph at 16% it shows the 17% who moved from Labour as 1/6th of those who moved from the Tories whereas in fact it is 16/22nds (73%). It thereby falsely enhances the Conservative claim that their collapse is due to UKIP “splitting” the vote and tries to frighten people into voting Tory to “keep out the other rascals”.

    In fact all 3 parties have been treated with justified contempt

  18. 36
    Jack says:

    Did you deliberately cut the scale to be misleading or do you just not know how to do graphs properly?

    Perhaps the most surprising thing is that the take from each party is quite close, yet your badly distorted graph makes it look like they took over twice as many Tory votes as LibDem and 5-6x as many Tory votes as Labour.

    • 38
      The Lizzud Returns says:

      Agreed. It’s rather frustrating that Guido has become so utterly infatuated with UKIP and so anti-Conservative.

      • 42
        Casual Observer says:

        I think that Guido is still pre-occupied with the Conservative’s.

        The problem is that UKIP are what one would traditionally call the Conservatives.

        Big give away during this by-election: Hutchings, what she ‘gaffed’ out was actually expressing core conservative views. The Soviet style handling she received, not to mention the 3rd place that this helped her earn, confirms in part the hypothesis that LibLabCon are a unified sham, and UKIP are the opposition.

      • 56
        Ghee Dough says:

        Don’t shoot the messenger. I’m only printing what Mr M told me to.

  19. 37
    The Lizzud Returns says:

    “UKIP are taking votes from all three parties”

    That is a pretty good sign, at this stage, that they are a protest party.

    • 39
      RK says:

      Sainsbury’s has shoppers from all three parties. That is a pretty good sign that they are offering what people want.

    • 43
      Blokeonagolfcourse says:

      Lzzud dear, the Labour party has ALWAYS been a protest party,…

      • 49
        Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

        The Labour party also attracts those with the least to protest about. If I were on the state’s payroll and doing shag all, I’d be pretty happy with my lot. In fact, you might even see me on a golf course – warm sunshine (when you can find such a commodity in England), open air, a nice relaxing walk. What’s not to like?

  20. 44
    Right wing foamer, grrrrrr says:

    SO THE TRAITOR CAMERON GETS HIS COMEUPPANCE, NEXT THE GALLOWS !!!!!! NEEEEEHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA !

  21. 45
    c777 says:

    I think UKIP are genuinely on the up here, they are not only appealing to disenfranchised Conservatives but to white Van man too.
    I have a feeling the establishment MSM are rummaging through the “dirty tricks drawer” as I speak.
    I think its more than just the Conservatives who got a fright last night.

  22. 52
    Anonymous says:

    Looks like a plague on the ruling triumverate.

  23. 53
    Man from the Midlands says:

    Am I the only Tory supporter left who has absolutely no intention of voting UKIP?

    • 54
      Anonymous says:

      Yep.
      UkIP is the future

      • 58
        Wake Up! Wake Up! says:

        Could UKIP be a False Flag Party? Think about it, if UKIP manages to carry out its’ true role – forcing the Tories even more to the right – then how long do folks consider they will be around?


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“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”



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