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The best humorous pictures of British General Election candidates

Posted in Best pictures, Historical articles, History, Politics on Monday, 27 April 2015

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Political cartoons are part of the democratic process and a century ago were often widely available as postcards despite their ephemeral nature. The first humorous picture of an election candidate shows him begging for the gentleman’s vote then ignoring him after the election.

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Before and after the election, by Martin Anderson (Cynicus)

The second humorous picture shows two election candidates wooing a voter whom most of the time they utterly ignore.

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The only time he is considered, by Martin Anderson (Cynicus)

The third humorous picture shows the election candidate dreaming of his election success.

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The General Election: the candidate's vision

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