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

They're not voting because...

Lower The Voting Age

I'm not 18 early enough which I think is unfair since I am more aware of each political agenda than anyone else in my family.

written 5th May 2005

Responses

Jenna Stroud replies: You have a point as at 16 and 17 you can pay tax, but you are still considered a minor in the eyes of the law.

written 5th May 2005

Calpol replies: Absolutely. There's no reason 16 and 17 year olds shouldn't vote - there were plenty of people I knew at that age who were easily mature enough to vote sensibly, and it's immensely insulting to imply that they're not.

written 6th May 2005

Nurgle replies: Yes, people who are still under the influence of hormonal moodswings as a result of being ejecting from the anal passage of puberty should have a say in how the country is run. Great idea.

written 6th May 2005

Tiger43 replies: I think the voting age should be lowered to the glint in the milkmans eye

written 6th 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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