Leave.EU’s political consultant Gerry Gunster has had his say on Nigel Farage’s comments on another Brexit referendum,
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Gunster said: “In my 25 years of running referendum campaigns, any winning campaigns that have been called for a re-vote have matched or exceeded the original margin of victory. I concur with Mr. Farage that the ‘percentage that would vote to leave next time would be very much bigger.’ If this issue is called for a second vote — and it is done within a short window of time and with the original referendum language — I do believe the result will stand.
“In terms of voter behaviour, referendum fatigue has set in with a lot of ‘Remain’ voters because the arguments of pending doom after the Brexit vote have been widely discredited. ‘Leave’ voters will feel a sense of betrayal and derailment of democracy as a result of their original votes being discounted. This will motivate, inspire, and drive them to come out in record numbers again.”