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Can Boris Johnson win back #Brexit Party voters? The answer to this question will, ultimately, determine what happens at the next election
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To Brexit Party voters on Twitter

Let's say Johnson fails to get a deal in Oct & Brexit deadline is extended until Jan. Between now & then, an election is called in which Johnson says "vote for me or Brexit is lost forever"

How do you vote?
Genuinely interested in your views
Thanks for the replies to this. Just to say I've read them all
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1. KLAXON ELEPHANT TRAP WARNING: if the SNP tables a vote of no confidence this week - as Johnson has allowed minority Opposition parties to do - it will be doing exactly, to the letter, what he is hoping for...
2. As Johnson hinted heavily to Andrew Marr, he could easily whip his own party - tactically - to vote against the government in such a vote. The bizarre coalition of Tory, DUP and SNP votes would get the total over 323: a simple majority.
3. This would trigger the 14-day period mandated by the Fixed-term Parliaments Act in which there would be a scramble to form an alternative government. This scramble would fail.
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