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Writing About GE2019: the Dark is Rising

EdinburghEye on Ko-FiThis was first posted on Facebook on 12th December 2019, with support from my Ko-Fi network.

Exit polls can be wrong. But not that wrong.

This is, give or take a few in either direction, what the next Parliament is going to look like:

Conservatives: 368
Labour: 191
SNP: 55
Liberal Democrats: 13
Plaid Cymru: 3
Greens: 1
The Brexit Party Limited: 0
Plus 18 Northern Irish MPs and 1 Speaker.

Boris Johnson has run a successful disinformation campaign, and got his 40+ majority. This could be up to 20 seats wrong in either direction, but that doesn’t make a lot of difference to our future over the next seven weeks or so.
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