Campaign Antics


The Real PM: Impressionist Rory Bremner, right, makes an appearance in a crowd applauding for Tony Blair

Four years ago, the election campaign was an exciting affair — edgy, full of the possibility of big changes, yet still uncertain. The polls consistently predicted an easy Labour victory, but there were still those who doubted. Although the Conservatives were trailing Labour by up to 20 points, just as they have been during this campaign, the Tories themselves took comfort from the 1992 election results, when they outfoxed the polls that gave Labour a 1% lead and won by a small margin.

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