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closes Oct 1, 2024
Will the Economist endorse the Conservatives in the next UK General Election?
22%
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This questions resolves to YES if the Economist endorses the Conservatives, including if they endorse the Conservatives as part of a potential coalition government or if they give some caveat such as endorsing a Conservative vote despite hoping for a hung parliament. Here are the previous Economist endorsements: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Economist_editorial_stance#British_general_elections

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Angola Maldives
bought Ṁ15 of NO

Given how poorly the market has just received Truss' mini-budget, it doesn't seem likely that the brexit-era Conservative party will be returning to favour just yet. Starmer runs a more moderate Labour party than Corbyn, so they may recommend him, or the Lib Dems again.