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Mixed conditionals are not uncommon in English. In the above context, "will" is stronger (more certain) than "would."
 

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Thank you very much. "What we have there is reported first conditions" - please tell me what the intended meaning of this is.
 

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Thank you.
But the first conditional would be "if we are voted to power, the party will ensure that the AFSPA is withdrawn."
 

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Thank you.

Is "we are" implied there? And therefore it is first conditional?

But "If voted to power" directly comes in second conditional which should be followed by "... would ensure that". So isn't "if voted to power the party will ensure" a mixed conditional?
 
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