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Combined election/referendum

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We need both an election and referendum now, so surely the smart thing to do is to combine them? Rather than the ballot paper having on it:

- Labour
- Conservative
- Monster Raving Looney
- Liberal Democrats

etc.

it would have a matrix of choices so against each party you could put your tick in one of the boxes marked:

- Remain
- Leave
- Revert to primitive agrarian economy based on sheep-barter monetary system
hippo, Mar 29 2019

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       I can't understand why you'd want to have to listen to idiot politicians in Brussels. Clearly you have your own?
theircompetitor, Mar 29 2019
  

       On current evidence, the EU ones are better at it.
calum, Mar 29 2019
  

       With a number of notable exceptions.
calum, Mar 29 2019
  

       Can we not increase the number of axes so that voting is a simple matter of picking a position relative to a timecube?
calum, Mar 29 2019
  

       That works until the cube starts rotating.
pocmloc, Mar 29 2019
  

       //Can we not increase the number of axes// Hear, hear!! There's nothing wrong with politicians that an axe can't fix.
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 29 2019
  

       Can you add an option for:   

       [ ] Let's just continue to watch the UK parliament screw this up, over and over   

       I rather enjoy a good Kafkaesque tragedy.
UnaBubba, Apr 03 2019
  

       I believe the plan is to produce no results at all at the end of each day. If a day goes by with no significant change from the day before, that’s a successful day for Theresa May. This continues until either a miracle drops into her lap, or the EU get so pissed off that they take some form of action for us. They’ll either say “you’re out” with no deal or some such situation, or “you can’t leave, you’re incapable”, or whatever. The EU will be the driver of the action here, not the UK. May’s role is just to piss off the EU with a continual series of unworkable scenarios.
Ian Tindale, Apr 03 2019
  

       Like I said, [Ian Tindale].
UnaBubba, Apr 03 2019
  

       Do the MRL still put up candidates [hippo]? used to be a touch of much needed light relief at elections but I've not seen any for years :(
Skewed, Apr 03 2019
  

       Rarely now - the party's gone into a steady decline since Lord Sutch died
hippo, Apr 03 2019
  

       Replaced with a more diverse spectrum of nut jobs: ie Kremlin Corbyn; Dinosaur DUP; Morris Dancing May; Fruit-cake Farage, and of course Bonkers Boris. If the Monster's Party ran where I don't vote, I would vote.
xenzag, Apr 03 2019
  

       //Bonkers Boris//   

       He's now being wheeled out as the big gun - "vote for the deal damnit ! or we'll put Boris in charge."   

       It's quite terrifying; a post BrExit britain with Boris PM with an orange rinse and full clown-face.
bigsleep, Apr 03 2019
  
      
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