Anti-Brexit tactical voting website launched by scientists to stop Nigel Farage at European elections
'RemainVoter.com' has been created by data scientists to provide Remain supporters with the best tactical voting options
A new website has been setup by a group of data scientists to help Remain supporters decide who to vote for in the upcoming European elections.
The launch of the platform comes with polling released yesterday ahead of the Euro vote putting the Brexit Party at 34 per cent, with Labour at 21 per cent and the Tories at 11 per cent.
The site uses a new mathematical model to calculate who voters should be voting for, said team leader and ex-Google software engineer Cheryl Hung.
"We are entirely non-party political," she added. "Our sole aim is to remain in the EU as we see the damage that leaving it will do to our country.
"We understand that party politics, political reality and technical factors prevented a pro-Remain alliance.
"We are asking people to join forces, get together and make their vote count so their voice can be heard.
“Nigel Farage might be telling everyone he has it all sewn up but together, as Remain voters, we can be a real force for good."
RemainVoter.com was established by a group of open source advocates and data scientists from a budget of just £500, it has no political ties to the Lib Dems, Greens, Change UK, the SNP and Plaid Cymru, although it's believed it will recommend the parties regionally.
"We are behind all-pro Remain parties," Hung added. "We are cutting through the heat and noise of party politics and letting the data provide clarity for Remain voters.
"We are conscious of the responsibility that we have, so transparency is critical.
"We use independent polling data, and the algorithms will be open sourced so anyone can verify the recommendations for themselves."
Voting for the European elections will take place on 23 May as Britain's proposed withdrawal from the EU continues to stagnate.