How UKIP Can Win The 2015 Election Under First Past The Post

The results of the 2014 European elections demonstrate clearly that UKIP can indeed win a national election.  Many claim that this cannot be translated into 2015 General Election success due to the nature of the British voting system.  However, this short paper will argue that the electoral system can be made to serve UKIP’s to the detriment of the establishment parties.  This is based on 3 key facts: UKIPs apparent disadvantage is based on perception rather than reality. The three establishment parties are so similar they are nothing more than factions of a single Establishment party The Establishment vote...

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