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#Brexit & political disillusionment thread...
Thought #EURef campaign would be based on facts, not lies. I was wrong.
Thought media would call out #Brexit -er lies & challenge obvious bollocks. I was wrong.
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The #RevokeArticle50 #RevokeArticle50Petition is the petition that has seen broadest support of any parliamentary petition in UK's political history if I am not wrong. It is inconceivable that among the signatories there are only individuals who voted #Remain in 2016...
Yet, most opinion polls still suggest only a small swing to #Remain. How can we make sense of this?
A remarkable observation from online polls such as the British Election study @besresearch (using @YouGov) is that among participants in these polls, self-reported turnout in the EU referendum is huge -- 92.5% of BES panel wave participants stated that they voted in the #EURef
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It has been a while since I last crunched some numbers on #Brexit, and while colleagues are on TV talking about Apple's latest online video schemes, I thought I'd crunch some more.

This time - the #RevokeArticle50Petition #RevokeArt50Petition - now signed by 5.6+ million people
First and foremost, let's revisit the claim that a load of bots are signing it. Or that a load of Leave supporters are doing so. Sorry bots - doesn't look likely...

Here's why:
Below is a chart illustrating the correlation between the original #Brexit #EURef and the #RevokeArt50Now petition. Each dot represents a constituency, the x-axis the Remain vote share, and the y-axis the % of each constituency which has signed the petition.
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Thread on what has changed between the "Hold 2nd Referendum" petition Jun-16 and the "Revoke Article 50" one that is current based on geographical patterns. #RevokeArticle50Petition #Brexit (1/15)
First observation, far more signatures for this one from Scotland. Why? Because the Jun-16 talked a about a second referendum and you can understand why a Scottish Remainer Unionist might not be so keen on that. (2/15)
More signatures in Northern Ireland proportionately as well compared to England and Wales, which I will come back to later. I will note that Northern Ireland has proportionately fewer votes until the weekend. May say something about broadband coverage there? (3/15)
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