Monday, 8 June 2009

Reflections on our narrow defeat

We were very unlucky, coming so close in Eastern [I needed just 1% more, to win] and NW and close also in SW and to a second seat in SE,;but no cigar...
 
In Eastern, we were the big winners on the night in terms of increased vote share. It wasn't quite enough to win a seat but it was a superb achievement boding well for our party across the region, especially in our strongholds such as Norwich and Cambridge. It bodes especially well for our prospects in the Norwich North byelection. . .
 
If there had been 8 seats in Eastern, we would have won the 8th seat. We added over half our vote relative to what we scored in 2004.
 
Ah well... Politics is a touch vocation...
 
In terms of voteshare, the Green Party did very well across the country last night. In terms of results (in terms of seats), last night saw a sad lurch to the racist Right. I feel ashamed to be living in a country that has just elected Nazis to the Euro-Parl...

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We were very unlucky, coming so close in Eastern [I needed just 1% more, to win] and NW and close also in SW and to a second seat in SE,;but no cigar...
 
In Eastern, we were the big winners on the night in terms of increased vote share. It wasn't quite enough to win a seat but it was a superb achievement boding well for our party across the region, especially in our strongholds such as Norwich and Cambridge. It bodes especially well for our prospects in the Norwich North byelection. . .
 
If there had been 8 seats in Eastern, we would have won the 8th seat. We added over half our vote relative to what we scored in 2004.
 
Ah well... Politics is a touch vocation...
 
In terms of voteshare, the Green Party did very well across the country last night. In terms of results (in terms of seats), last night saw a sad lurch to the racist Right. I feel ashamed to be living in a country that has just elected Nazis to the Euro-Parl...
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