Who will win the UK general election next week? The short answer is that nobody really knows. This is not just because you can never be sure of a result in an election until the votes are in, but because in this particular general election for a new government in the UK, to be held in just one week on 7 May, the polls suggest that the result is really is too close to call (see http://www.electionforecast.co.uk/).
According the latest polls, the two main parties in British politics, the ruling Conservatives and the opposition Labour party, are neck and neck, with about 33% of the share of likely vote. What is also complicating matters in making a prediction is that the vote for the smaller parties could make the difference.
First, the junior partner in the current coalition, the Liberal Democrats, which got 23% of the vote back in…
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