Nigel Farage claims only one of his seven makes an attempt to turn out to be an MP was ‘serious’.
‘All the previous times I’ve stood as a way of getting a message out and build up a political motion.
‘I did have a severe go in 2015, it was the one time I had a go at successful a seat. I completed up spending method an excessive amount of of my time in that constituency and never out across the nation.
‘I’m not making that mistake once more.’
He added: ‘If I can help get enough Brexit Party MPs into Parliament, I’ll have carried out my job.’
Farage first stood for election in Eastleigh in 1994, during which he misplaced with simply 1.7% of the vote.
He then went on to be defeated in 1997, 2001, 2005 and 2006, gaining lower than 9% of the voters every time.
In 2009, he stepped down as Ukip chief to concentrate on attempting to oust Commons Speaker John Bercow from his Buckingham seat within the 2010 election.
He was defeated with 17.4% of the vote, earlier than occurring to lose with 32.4% of voters in South Thanet throughout his ‘serious’ try in 2015.
Farage has introduced he received’t be standing within the upcoming December General Election, claiming that he will likely be supporting ‘600 Brexit Party candidates’ as an alternative.
He informed BBC’s Andrew Marr that his goal was to ‘serve Brexit best’, including that he doesn’t need to be in politics ‘for the rest of my life’.
Farage continued: ‘Do I discover a seat to attempt get myself into parliament or do I serve the trigger higher traversing the size and breadth of the United Kingdom supporting 600 candidates.
‘I’ve determined the latter course is the appropriate one.’
Asked a couple of potential pact with the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Tory Party, he added: ‘I’ve wished for months for there to be a Leave alliance.
‘It appears apparent to me that no one get together can personal Brexit voters – there are Tory Brexit voters, there are Brexit Party Brexit voters and quite a bit of Labour Brexit voters.
‘I all the time thought that to win an election, get an enormous majority so we will get a correct Brexit, a coming collectively could be the target.
‘I still hope and pray it happens but it doesn’t appear like it is going to.’