During their term in office, the Liberals regularly polled above 50%. However, recent labour disputes with the NSTU has resulted in a slip in Liberal support. There are now talks about the possibility of Liberal minority or even a change in government. Can Stephen McNeil reverse these trends or will he be the leader of second one term government in recent history?
Four years after sweeping to power, the Dexter led NDP are fighting for their political lives. Public disenchantment with business-friendly subsidies, a broken no tax increase promise and an MLA expense scandal has made this election an up hill battle for the incumbent New Democrats.
I added a few more parties to the Australia 2016 scenario (Family First, One Nation). I probably will add some more sometime.
After two landslide victories over the Tories in 1997 and 2001, Tony Blair’s Labour looks to be in a more precarious position going into the 2005 General Election. Britain’s controversial intervention in Iraq with the USA has seen the Prime Minister’s popularity plummet, and the government’s polling lead narrow significantly as the troubled Tory opposition restores some semblance of unity under former Home Secretary Michael Howard, and the Lib Dems take advantage of their anti war stance to increase their support.
Can Labour overcome their difficulties to win a record breaking third term in the style of their past two triumphs? Or will the Tories be able to bridge the gap and form their first government in eight years? And can charismatic Scot Charles Kennedy lead his Lib Dems to he breakthrough to major party status that they have been aspiring to for so long?
After Cyrus Vance has come under fire can an insurgent write-in campaign win?
Please note: This had to be made for PMI due to various bugs I encountered trying to make this in PI.
- More events
- Tory committed and leaning changed as they dropped support easily whereas in the real campaign they gained votes during the campaign
- Major’s experience boosted to 5 and corruption reduced to 1 (the various scandals of the campaign are among the events added)
- Candidate strengths of scandal hit candidates (Neil Hamilton etc. reduced to 1).