Current vote share w/ Rotherham left to declare (South Yorks PCC):
LAB – 52.3%
UKIP – 28.9%<
CON – 12.9%
EDEM – 5.8%
No turnout stated so that indicates it was embarrassingly low. EDEM factor can be seen in the votes.
What can one conclude?
# As many interviewed said, it’s a non-position, one which should never have been.
# It is true Labour heartland, where the tribalists dwell, those low of brow.
# There’s almost a perfect logic working here. The Rotherham 1400 matter not to the locals and that’s why it actually happened. The place is full of Shonas [see a previous post or the Wail] and that’s why we, outside Labour heartlands, are shocked by things like child abuse but they’re clearly inured or oblivious.
# There was deep resentment of UKIP’s poster tactic – no community wishes to be reminded of its crimes.…