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

They're not voting because...

Because the democratic process does ...

Because the democratic process does not allow me to register mydispleasure with the current establishment. I would ideally like to vote 'none of the above' so that it is apparent that a number of people disagree with the current process and that some 'dialogue' can be entered into. So I guess I am not voting because I can't vote in the manner I would like (voting for a candidate implicitly implies that I agree with the system).

written 16th Apr 2005

Responses

Chris replies: This has been dealt with on this site before but why not spoil your paper? This is still counted and shows that you were making an active protest rather than just not being bothered to vote.

written 16th Apr 2005

Anonymous replies: "This is still counted and shows that you were making an active protest rather than just not being bothered to vote"

Please stop spreading these LIES. It shows nothing of the sort!

Yes, the vote is counted, but it says absoluteley nothing whatsoever about an "active protest". All it shows is that you don't know how to complete a ballot correctly.

Read the following links:

http://www.notapathetic.com/comments/526

http://www.notapathetic.com/comments/323

http://www.notapathetic.com/comments/662

http://www.notapathetic.com/comments/740

written 16th Apr 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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