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Originally posted by justyc
please dont forget to mention George Galloway's win - the former Labour party MP, who called Tony Blair a liar and was kicked out of the party for it.
He stood up for his belief that the war in Iraq was wrong and illegal and stood as candidate in the newly-formed Respect party. He took this Labour safe seat from the pro-war Labour MP Oona King with a swing of 26.2%.
Originally posted by Bulldog 52
This country is living in the past, Labour got elected on a 30 something proportion of the vote, that means 70% of people don't get represented. I think Labour changed things so they had the advantage, bit like America it doesn't matter who you vote for you always end up with the same party in charge.
Originally posted by subz
Agreed, proportional representation is whats needed here in Westminster. Charles Kennedy said he'd implement it if he won but, alas, he never.