21 Amusing Reasons People On Twitter Say They're Voting UKIP

It would appear the motivations given for #WhyImVotingUkip have become slightly less serious over time.

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Last night some UKIP supporters decided to explain why they backed their party.

UKIP is the only party that supports grammar schools and a resurgence in social mobility #WhyImVotingUkip

Mark Jenkinson@markjenk

UKIP is the only party that supports grammar schools and a resurgence in social mobility #WhyImVotingUkip

9:05 PM - 20 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Why are you voting UKIP this year? Tell us, tell Twitter and let's get it trending! #WhyImVotingUkip

UKIP Harrogate@UKIPHarrogate

Why are you voting UKIP this year? Tell us, tell Twitter and let's get it trending! #WhyImVotingUkip

8:11 PM - 20 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And pretty soon #WhyImVotingUkip was trending. Except...

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#WhyImVotingUkip because I once ate some French cheese which gave me a tummy ache

Robin Ince@robinince

#WhyImVotingUkip because I once ate some French cheese which gave me a tummy ache

12:38 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUKIP I'm incompetent enough to fear that my job actually might be taken by an unqualified Romanian who doesn't speak English

Veronica @_BingCherry

#WhyImVotingUKIP I'm incompetent enough to fear that my job actually might be taken by an unqualified Romanian who doesn't speak English

11:56 PM - 20 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip because I once got stung by a wasp and I bet it was from the EU

Hayley@hayleymccarthyy

#WhyImVotingUkip because I once got stung by a wasp and I bet it was from the EU

8:38 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip guy in the corner shop kept the 1p change i didn't need

chunk@liam_edmond

#WhyImVotingUkip guy in the corner shop kept the 1p change i didn't need

1:12 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip because I find Venice frightening and difficult to navigate. I think I saw a ghost there.

Robin Ince@robinince

#WhyImVotingUkip because I find Venice frightening and difficult to navigate. I think I saw a ghost there.

12:51 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7.

#WhyImVotingUkip David Cameron didn't wish me happy birthday

Felicity Morse@FelicityMorse

#WhyImVotingUkip David Cameron didn't wish me happy birthday

8:23 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip because I ordered a chicken sheesh but I received a lamb doner. Dinner and country ruined.

Clumpton@MrClumpton

#WhyImVotingUkip because I ordered a chicken sheesh but I received a lamb doner. Dinner and country ruined.

9:07 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip because voting far right and blaming minorities after an economic downturn worked so well before, let's try that again

AJM.@YouMustBeAnna

#WhyImVotingUkip because voting far right and blaming minorities after an economic downturn worked so well before, let's try that again

8:14 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip Because I like to think that people from other countries who live in mine are the main reason I have failed in life.

R-Mattz@RealMattLucas

#WhyImVotingUkip Because I like to think that people from other countries who live in mine are the main reason I have failed in life.

12:23 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip To try and leave Man City.

yaya toure@YayaToure_

#WhyImVotingUkip

To try and leave Man City.

7:53 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip SIk off FibDems an NuLieBores and torees r week abuot they putting mosckes on my kids' schooles and wearin scarfs go home

Keri@kerihw

#WhyImVotingUkip SIk off FibDems an NuLieBores and torees r week abuot they putting mosckes on my kids' schooles and wearin scarfs go home

12:54 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#whyImvotingUKIP because I can't tell what accent Aiden Gillen does on #GameOfThrones & I don't want us all to speak like that by 2020.

Tiernan Douieb@TiernanDouieb

#whyImvotingUKIP because I can't tell what accent Aiden Gillen does on #GameOfThrones & I don't want us all to speak like that by 2020.

12:51 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImvotingUkip because I know that a public school educated stockbroker is an anti establishment figure

Ern Malley@loveandgarbage

#WhyImvotingUkip because I know that a public school educated stockbroker is an anti establishment figure

12:32 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip I had to move to Spain to get away from all the immigrants who are ruining Britain.

Primly Stable@PrimlyStable

#WhyImVotingUkip I had to move to Spain to get away from all the immigrants who are ruining Britain.

8:51 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip Because we must honour those who died to defeat fascism by voting for it.

Mitch Benn@MitchBenn

#WhyImVotingUkip Because we must honour those who died to defeat fascism by voting for it.

1:09 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip because Romanians and The Gays are responsible for my ignorance, indolence and inability to keep up a buy-to-let mortgage.

Dino Goldie@dinogoldie

#WhyImVotingUkip because Romanians and The Gays are responsible for my ignorance, indolence and inability to keep up a buy-to-let mortgage.

11:40 PM - 20 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip: because no political party is standing up for the white, middle-class, heterosexual male, and that needs to change.

Dylan H Martell.@TorySwing

#WhyImVotingUkip: because no political party is standing up for the white, middle-class, heterosexual male, and that needs to change.

12:32 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip Because gay people shouldn't be able to control the weather.

Yorkshire Gamer@Jeansybaby

#WhyImVotingUkip Because gay people shouldn't be able to control the weather.

8:59 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip Because Nigel says Romanian pixies will move to the bottom of my garden if I don't.

sarah.edwards0@SarahEdwards0

#WhyImVotingUkip Because Nigel says Romanian pixies will move to the bottom of my garden if I don't.

9:11 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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#WhyImVotingUkip because I accidentally stood barefoot on a Lego piece this morning and I'm 146% sure the EU are to blame.

Sharon @MySharona1987

#WhyImVotingUkip because I accidentally stood barefoot on a Lego piece this morning and I'm 146% sure the EU are to blame.

9:08 AM - 21 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite