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A horde of "Other" candidates controls a growing share of the vote

I’ve been out on the campaign trail for the Economist for well over a month now, visiting Brighton, Buckingham, Bromsgrove and Luton, among others. What’s been striking in most of those seats is the disarray of the major parties. Some voters are angry, some are apathetic, but in almost all of these places I’ve heard people say to politicians: “you’re all crooks, anyway, I’m not…

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