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Why Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters don’t care about winning

His followers are voting for the leader they like, not one that can win elections

By Peter Kellner  

Corbyn has drummed up vocal and committed supporters, but will Ukippers ever be among them? © Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment

Opinion polls often produce messy, even contradictory, results. That’s because public opinion is often messy and contradictory. Sometimes, however, poll findings tell us something with great clarity. YouGov’s latest survey of Labour’s leadership election is such a poll: it…

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