Barkham Village Residents Association

As I write the general election canvassing is in full swing and by the time you read this election day will probably be over. So, what better topical subject for this edition’s quiz than – Elections!

  1. Q. What sang (loudly) “I wanna to be elected” in 1972?
  2. Q. In which UK elections is the Single Transferable Vote system used?
  3. Q. Which party won the first UK elections after the Second World War (1945)?
  4. Q. Who won the French presidential election in May and whom did they beat in the run-off?
  5. Q. In UK politics, where might you stand to become an “AM”.
  6. Q. What is psephology?
  7. Q. In which decade did women get the same voting rights as men in the UK?
  8. Q. What was the change to the voting age resulting from the Representation of the People Act in 1969?
  9. Q. Which Prime Minister won the largest parliamentary majority since the Second World War (and a bonus point for the year)
  10. Q. And finally, the current electoral hopefuls (or winners/losers by the time you read this) have a range of mind-numbing soundbites and slogans but who coined the phrase “you’ve never had it so good” or more accurately “most of our people have never had it so good”?

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