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There were eight by-elections on September 25th, and the BNP managed to contest...er, one of them, in the Hampstead Town ward of the London Borough of Camden. They came fifth...out of five. And they polled 29 votes (the winning Lib Dem got over 1200).
This represented 1.03056% of the vote; a truly dreadful result.
And in the other seven contests - in Chalfont St Giles, Plumstead, Stevenage, Minster (Kent), Sheerness, Alfriston (East Sussex) and Winchester - they failed to field a single candidate. Poor old Simon Darby. His "Quiet Revolution", his claimed breakthrough where the BNP is fielding more and more candidates, in increasingly varied areas, and with increasing support, is turning out to be a delusion. Like so much else in the world of far-right politics!