9 oddest political parties and candidates in the General Election

Coming is second behind the Monster Raving Loony party isn’t a bad effort!


2. Give Me Back Elmo Party

The party’s candidate, Bobby Smith, is running against David Cameron in the Oxfordshire constituency of Witney.

In addition to the serious issue of fathers’ right of access to their children, their policies include the following:

  • ‘Flatten the hamlet of Dean and divert HS2 through it and also build a 1960s council estate on it.
  • ‘Twin Witney with Houston Texas, then put new road signs up.
  • ‘Introduce a bill that ensures all family solicitors can earn no more than £7 an hour.’


Warning: Includes videos with expletives

Howling Laud Hope, the leader of the Official Monster Raving Loony Party (Picture: EPA)

Got general election fatigue? Just take a look at the more interesting fringes of the political spectrum to find candidates such as Jim Stop the Fiasco Wild, Nick the Flying Brick or Baron Barnes Von Claptrap.

No-one can deny these parties do add some much needed colour to what has become a rather dull drawn out election with underwhelming TV debates only adding to the torpor.

So here are the less ordinary parties looking for your vote (if they are standing in your constituency, that is)

1. The Official Monster Raving Loony Party

The original and probably most popular nonsense party standing in this election.

It will be fielding 16 parliamentary candidates and 13 local candidates on May 7.

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Policies include scrapping…

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