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Tell the world why you're not voting - don't let your silence go unheard

They're not voting because...

Am opposed to Labour, the Conservatives...

Am opposed to Labour, the Conservatives are no longer an alternative and I don't agree with Lib Dem policies. A vote for one of the other parties is a wasted vote.

written 1st May 2005

Responses

Max replies: Whilst not necessarliy endorsing the "other" party you might have considered voting for, what you are proposing is a recipe for *no change*.
Harks back to the early days of fax machines--"What, me get a fax machine? There's no point until the other guy gets one!"
If all the people who thought like you did decide to vote, then it wouldn't be a wasted vote.

written 1st May 2005

Skylines replies: If you are really "opposed", then you'd better vote for anyone who can really have a chance to "oppose" them.

Otherwise, you keep them again, and again .. without any real "opposition"..

written 1st May 2005

Julie replies: If i had a vote for each person who said they weren't voting because it wouldn't change anything i'd be running this country

written 2nd May 2005

tiger43 replies: Can I vote for you Julie. I`m sure your much prettier than Tony Blair?

written 2nd May 2005

tim replies: tiger43: "you are a weird person"

written 2nd May 2005

jenny replies: Not voting at all is a wasted vote. What a ridiculous way of thinking.
Vote for whoever's policies you agree with most, whether they're one of the 'main' parties or not. That's more or less how it works.

written 2nd May 2005

Sean replies: Just write "None of the Above" across your paper.

written 3rd May 2005

Tiger43 replies: To Tim......I am I guess. Its just that I think Julie has more to offer the country than Tony Blair.

written 3rd May 2005

About Not Apathetic

NotApathetic was built so that people who are planning not to vote in the UK General Election on May 5th can tell the world why. We won't try to persuade you that voting is a good or a bad idea - we're just here to record and share your explanations. Whether ideological, practical or other, any reason will do.

A lot of users would like us to mention that if you spoil your ballot paper, it will be counted. So if you want to record a vote for "none of the above", you can.

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