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Net traffic predicts hung parliament

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Perhaps Alex Salmond should look away now, but traffic to the official internet sites of the three main political parties looks eerily reminiscent both of the share of the vote going to each party, as recorded by recent opinion polls, but is also reflective of recent polling trends – up Labour, down Lib Dems.

Coming soon to you, i.e. in about five years time: Can’t be bothered to vote? Can’t drag yourself down to the polling station? Then let ‘apathy app’, our new app designed to assess your likely voting habits based on your surfing record, put a postal ‘x’ in that box for you…

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Written by Calvin

05/05/2010 at 4:08 pm

Posted in Politics

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