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Which Party's Voters Believe The Weirdest Things?

Like which political tribe thinks we're most likely to be destroyed by zombies?

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Throughout the election, the pollsters have been asking potential voters how they'll cast their vote. But that's not all they've been asking.

As well as boring things like voting intention, they've been trying to find out what kind of people the voters are. For example, where do they stand on the merits of the Egg McMuffin? And truth be told, they've got some pretty strange answers.

Bearing that in mind, can you guess...

  1. 1. Which party's supporters are most confident they could put up a shelf without problems?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    62% of UKIP voters believe they "could confidently [put up a shelf] myself". Tory voters are least confident – though more than half still think they'd have no problems. (YouGov/Furniture, 3-4 April 2015, 1,906 adults)

  2. 2. Which party's supporters are most likely to say spiritual enlightenment is probably possible?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    Green
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    Wrong!

    48% of Lib Dems say spiritual enlightenment "probably is" possible. 36% of Labour voters say the same, making them the most sceptical party supporters. (YouGov/Scientology, 3-4 April 2015, 1,906 adults)

  3. 3. Which party's supporters are most likely to vote tactically?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    Wrong!

    51.4% of Lib Dem supporters say they'd consider voting for a party that isn't their first choice to stop a party they don't like from winning. Tories are least likely to do so. (Survation/Daily Mirror, 8-9 April, 1,111 adults)

  4. 4. Which party's supporters would like to see all-day breakfasts at McDonald's?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    Two-thirds of Labour supporters want to see the Egg McMuffin available all day. 14% of UKIP supporters are staunch opponents of all-day breakfasts. (YouGov/McDonalds, 31 March-1 April 2015, 1,678 adults)

  5. 5. And which party's supporters would like table service there?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    39% of Conservative supporters would support being waited on at McDonald's – though before opponents start stereotyping them, 38% of Labour supporters feel the same. (YouGov/McDonalds, 31 March-1 April 2015, 1,678 adults)

  6. 6. Which party's supporters most want to get rid of daylight savings time?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    48% of UKIP supporters say we should scrap the clock changing. Lib Dems are most in favour of keeping things as they are. (YouGov/Daylight Savings, 19-20 March 2015, 1,532 adults)

  7. 7. Which party's supporters are most likely to say that Christianity and Scientology are as credible as each other?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    Green
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    Wrong!

    35% of Green supporters say that Christianity and Scientology are "about as credible" as each other – 20% more than the percentage of Tory supporters who would say the same. (YouGov/Scientology, 3-4 April 2015, 1,906 adults)

  8. 8. Which party's supporters most vehemently want the blue tit to be our national bird?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    4% of Lib Dem supporters threw their support behind the blue tit, showing they're colourblind when it comes to nature. 6% of UKIP supporters want the red kite as our national bird. (YouGov/Birds, 18-19 March 2015, 2,293 adults)

  9. 9. Which party's supporters are most likely to own a cat?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    Green
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    Wrong!

    Despite their day-long rebranding as the Liberal Democats when Joey Essex confused the party's name, Lib Dem supporters aren't quite as big cat people as Green party fans, 12% of whom have more than two cats. (Kantar Worldpanel, February 2015, 6,000 people)

  10. 10. Which party's supporters are the biggest fans of the sliced white loaf?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    Green
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    98% of those likely to vote UKIP next month say they're fans of standard white bread. 75% of Lib Dems say they like wholemeal, while 15% of Tories buy wheatgerm. (Kantar Worldpanel, February 2015, 6,000 people)

  11. 11. Which party's supporters most strongly believe that a tax should be levied on toothpaste?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    18% of Lib Dems believe there should be tax on toothpaste (while 16% believe toothbrushes should be taxed). More Tory and UKIP supporters believe there should be a tax on women's razors than men's. (YouGov/Toiletry Taxes, 18-19 February 2015, 1,564 adults)

  12. 12. Which party's supporters most fear the zombie apocalypse?

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    Conservatives
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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    UKIP
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    2% of Tories believe the most likely cause of the apocalypse (which isn't a dead cert to start with) would be a zombie invasion – a small number, yes, but twice the proportion of other parties. (YouGov/Apocalypse, 8-9 March 2015, 1,745 adults)

  13. 13. Which party's supporters are most likely to believe the moon landings were faked?

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    Labour
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    Liberal Democrats
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    A solid 14% of UKIP voters believe the moon landings were probably faked, against 9% of the general population according to YouGov.

Chris is a freelance writer for BuzzFeed, The Economist, The Sunday Times and the BBC, based in the UK.

Contact Chris Stokel-Walker at chris@stokel-walker.co.uk.

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