Ethnic minorities at the 2017 British general election

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Nicole Martin and Omar Khan

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Summary: Labour remained the most popular party among ethnic minority voters in both 2017 and 2015, receiving 77% of ethnic minority votes in 2017; Ethnic minority voters made up 1 in 5 of Labour voters, but only 1 in 20 of Conservative voters; More ethnic minority voters supported Brexit in 2016 than the Conservative party in 2015 or 2017; There are double the number of ethnic minority MPs in 2017 compared with 2010.


Politics, Elections. Electoral Behaviour, Demography, Government and Ethnic Groups


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