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Voters' disillusionment renders expected election tough to call  Guardian
Sitting around a table in a community centre 15 miles north of London, the leave group went first and showed sheer fatigue at the thought of another election as well as disdain for the two main political parties....One woman rushed to say: "Because Labour and the Conservatives are so split, I would find anybody who feels passionately about Brexit - and most people do - would feel themselves drawn to vote Liberal Democrat, or the Brexit party."She said that would create a situation of people backing political parties they know very little about in terms of their domestic policies. "This is why we've got to get this issue out the way before we go to an election," she added. (My bold)
This from a Leave supporter.

While being downbeat about an election, participants of the leave group were surprisingly tolerant of a second referendum - normally the preserve of a remain voter.

On whether there should be a public vote with Johnson's deal or remain on the ballot paper, three of the eight said they wouldn't mind that as an option.

The bleak outlook on another election did not improve in the remain group either. A young man said: "If you want another vote it's the lesser of two evils [compared to a second referendum] but it's a waste of time."

If Leave voters are resigned to a 2nd Referendum Labour should give them that option. It seems likely that Remain would win.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Oct 26th, 2019 at 06:26:06 PM EST

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