This tweet perfectly sums up how crazy our voting system is

Greg Evans
Friday 09 June 2017 12:30
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It's safe to say that Thursday's General Election was one of the most unpredictable events in recently British political history.

Ok, there's a few to choose from, but it's up there.

After an incredible surge in votes for Labour and several key losses for the Conservatives, Theresa May sought to form a coalition with Northern Ireland's DUP to govern.

If that wasn't bewildering enough, Ed Brown, who works for BBC Newsnight has done some digging and uncovered some astonishing voting statistics.

Just let those numbers sink in for a moment. The two party system is back, it seems.

A few users on Twitter questioned his findings but his arguments seemed pretty concrete.

This does further highlight the problems that many have with the British electoral system but Brown wasn't even sure if proportional representation would have helped.

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