Results tagged “Quiz” from Mayor of London blog

The New Statesman left wing magazine has created a Fantasy Mayor online quiz with 14 categories of Questions with a (limited) choice of 4 Quotations by some of the leading Candidates. (Conservative, Liberal Democrat, Green and Labour).

This Quiz is not as sophisticated as the VoteMatch London one, (It could have done with some more categories, e.g. the Candidates positions on London as a Snooping / Surveillance society), but it is still worth a few minutes of your time, if you are still dithering about who to vote for.

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The VoteMatch London online political compass quiz is worth a few minutes of your time.

The Quiz asks you 25 Questions, which you can agree or disagree or have no opinion on. You can further weight th results by ticking which of the Questions is important to you (i.e. those which you feel strongly about, one way or the other) and also which of the 10 Mayoral Candidates you want to have your answers compared with.

The end result is a ranking of how closely your views seem to correspond with those of the Mayoral Candidates.

The results may or may not be accurate, but they might surprise you,

The site also has links to all the official candidates web pages etc.

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