Most Sheffielders know now how they will vote - Star survey

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More than half of people in Sheffield already know how they will use their vote in this year’s general election, a new Star survey has shown.

In total 60 per cent of the 320 people questioned said they had decided which party they would vote for three months before polling day.

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The vast majority of them, at 90 per cent, said they would cast a vote.

When it came to the next prime minister, 54 per cent thought David Cameron would keep the job for the Conservatives, and 40 per cent believed Doncaster MP and Labour leader Ed Miliband would take his place.

Another five per cent said UKIP leader Nigel Farage would triumph, and one per cent thought Sheffield Hallam MP and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg as well as Green party leader Natalie Bennett could win.

However when it came to who they would most like to see in charge, Mr Miliband was first choice on 36 per cent, Mr Cameron second with 25 per cent and Nigel Farage third with 20 per cent.

Another 12 per cent backed the Green party leader and the least, at eight per cent, did so for Mr Clegg.

Health, immigration and economic policies were the issues that would have the biggest bearing on how they would vote.

In total 400 people took part.

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