Farage Targets ‘Few Dozen’ U.K. Seats After Rochester Win

November 21, 2014 2:19 PM

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Nigel Farage, triumphant after his U.K. Independence Party won its second seat in Parliament in six weeks, floated the idea of targeting “a few dozen” districts in May’s general election.

Speaking in Rochester, southeast England, where Conservative defector Mark Reckless held the constituency for UKIP early today with 42 percent of the vote, Farage said the party’s campaigning apparatus is up to the job of fighting a national election, as well as winning individual by-elections.

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