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    Quote Originally Posted by minestrone View Post
    If labour voters were as pro remain as you say then labour constituencies would not be voting to leave.
    It could happen.

    70% vote labour, 30% other.
    If 60% of labour voters voted remain, and all the others voted leave, that'd give 42% remain, 58% leave. A majority of labour voted remain, but the constituency as a whole voted leave.

    Whether it happened in this way in any constituency is an exercise left to the reader.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NotAllThere View Post
    It could happen.

    70% vote labour, 30% other.
    If 60% of labour voters voted remain, and all the others voted leave, that'd give 42% remain, 58% leave. A majority of labour voted remain, but the constituency as a whole voted leave.

    Whether it happened in this way in any constituency is an exercise left to the reader.
    Simple maths, and yet many fail to understand how Labour voters in the majority voted Remain, and yet Labour areas voted Leave.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whorty View Post
    Simple maths, and yet many fail to understand how Labour voters in the majority voted Remain, and yet Labour areas voted Leave.
    The turnout for the referendum far exceeded that for General Elections, which may explain why so many areas which "ought to have voted remain", didn't.
    They key to TBP winning some of those Labour constituencies seems to be getting the "referendum-only" voters out again. If they can't be bothered, Labour won't take much of a hit. If they can be bothered, it should make election night interesting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NotAllThere View Post
    It could happen.

    70% vote labour, 30% other.
    If 60% of labour voters voted remain, and all the others voted leave, that'd give 42% remain, 58% leave. A majority of labour voted remain, but the constituency as a whole voted leave.

    Whether it happened in this way in any constituency is an exercise left to the reader.
    Broadly this. Except rarely does a seat return a 70% vote for Labour, so it becomes even easier to achieve the results.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    The turnout for the referendum far exceeded that for General Elections, which may explain why so many areas which "ought to have voted remain", didn't.
    They key to TBP winning some of those Labour constituencies seems to be getting the "referendum-only" voters out again. If they can't be bothered, Labour won't take much of a hit. If they can be bothered, it should make election night interesting.
    Also, as stated on here before, some voters will vote for a brick if it's wearing the correct coloured rosette. A GE is so different to the 2016 ref, hence why May didn't get what she wanted in 2017.

    We can all speculate as much as we like, and one of us may get lucky and get it right, but in truth we're all just guessing as the public can't be trusted to act with logic

    Keeps us debating though for at least 5 more weeks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whorty View Post
    Keeps us debating though for at least 5 more weeks
    Well anything that stops you from mass-debating has to be lauded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meridian View Post
    Maybe he'll offer him the EU commissioner's job:

    Brexit: Boris Johnson finally folds and agrees to appoint EU commissioner - Mirror Online

    BTW, that's another back flip from Johnson...
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    Well anything that stops you from mass-debating has to be lauded.

    That is actually quite witty for you. Have on of these
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whorty View Post
    That is actually quite witty for you. Have on of these
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