Skip to main content
11 votes
Accepted

Has the Brexit Party stated whether or not it will keep its name?

On December 8th 2019, Farage said in an interview with Sky News that after the UK leaves the European Union (as occurred on the 31st January 2020), the Brexit Party would change its name to the '...
CDJB's user avatar
  • 108k
8 votes

Has the Brexit Party stated whether or not it will keep its name?

On your chief assumption of the Brexit party becoming a major party: If Brexit does not happen, they keep the name until it does happen, or the topic loses steam politically. If there is some kind of ...
ouflak's user avatar
  • 2,087
8 votes
Accepted

Did the Brexit Party "dominate" EU elections in the UK?

To summarize what I wrote in several comments... The least controversial conclusion about this election was that both Labour and the Conservatives got punished at the polls. Labor lost half their (...
got trolled too much this week's user avatar
8 votes
Accepted

What exactly did the Brexit Party gain in the 2019 EU parliament election?

There are several questions here... By winning this can they [Brexit Party] have a significant impact on Brexit? No, in that they're not in power; but also yes, because they won the EU election in ...
Denis de Bernardy's user avatar
8 votes

Has Nigel Farage given any recent indication whether his party is going to contest a general election against Boris Johnson?

Somehow I missed this news yesterday. Farage was interviewed by the BBC. He basically publicly invited Johnson to (coalition, presumably) talks... Farage said that Johnson "cannot win an election, ...
got trolled too much this week's user avatar
7 votes

Did the Brexit Party "dominate" EU elections in the UK?

There is no official definiton for "dominate." Using that word, especially in a media context, is a value judgement. One could easily say that the party with the largest single vote count "dominated" ...
o.m.'s user avatar
  • 112k
6 votes
Accepted

Why are British voters more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections?

As far as UKIP is concerned, their performance in the European elections consistently outperformed their performance in General Elections from about 1999 till 2015. After which, their vote collapsed ...
Alex's user avatar
  • 5,660
5 votes
Accepted

What difference did the Brexit Party's decision to stand down in Conservative seats make to the result of the 2019 General Election?

The true answer is that we won't know for sure because we can't know how many people in those constituencies would have voted for the Brexit Party. I'm sure someone has done a more rigorous analysis ...
Magnus Jørgensen's user avatar
4 votes

Why are British voters more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections?

Is it true that British voters are more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections? [...] Why are British voters more likely to back the main ...
got trolled too much this week's user avatar
4 votes

Why are British voters more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections?

This has not always been the case. Throughout the 1980s, the share of voters voting for the two main parties was consistent between general elections and European elections. 1999 was the first year ...
Joe C's user avatar
  • 28k
4 votes

Have any UK parties suggested uniting to neutralize the Brexit party by preventing a GE before 2022?

Of course the Brexit party is "unpopular" with the existing parties. It isn't their party In any electoral situation, parties go against each other and the Brexit party is no different The Brexit ...
Vorsprung's user avatar
  • 1,445
3 votes

Has Nigel Farage given any recent indication whether his party is going to contest a general election against Boris Johnson?

As reported here https://inews.co.uk/news/brexit/nigel-farage-brexit-party-no-deal-commons-vote-boris-johnson-video/ just a few days ago, Nigel Farage has said that if Boris is backing a "no deal" ...
Vorsprung's user avatar
  • 1,445
3 votes

Did the Brexit Party "dominate" EU elections in the UK?

(...explicitly pro-remain parties (Lib Dems, Greens, Plaid, SNP, Change UK). The biggest logical problem with this assessment is that these parties exist outside of the context of Brexit. These ...
ouflak's user avatar
  • 2,087
2 votes

Have any UK parties suggested uniting to neutralize the Brexit party by preventing a GE before 2022?

Avoid calling an early general election (i.e. before 2022). This would completely neutralize the current activites of the Brexit Party which are concentrated on mobilizing prospective MPs for all ...
pjc50's user avatar
  • 22.1k
2 votes

Why are British voters more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections?

Is it true that British voters are more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections? The reason is rather the voting system. In general elections it ...
Bru's user avatar
  • 155
2 votes

Why are British voters more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections?

Perhaps try restating the thesis. Rather than Is it true that British voters are more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections? Ask if it is ...
Brythan's user avatar
  • 89.9k
2 votes

Why are British voters more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections?

Is it true that British voters are more likely to back the main parties in general elections than in European Parliament elections? This can be hypothesised but it's hard to prove. In recent years, ...
JJJ's user avatar
  • 39.1k
2 votes

Did the Brexit Party "dominate" EU elections in the UK?

This hinges on the definition of dominate. From Cambridge Dictionary: dominate ‚Äčto be the largest, most important, or most noticeable part of something Since the Brexit party got the largest ...
Richard's user avatar
  • 217

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible