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

They're not voting because...

I'm not voting because...

I'm not voting because I live in a constituency which is about 70% Daily Mail-reading Tories. Any vote is a wasted one here because the Tories will win whatever happens. I'll start voting when we start getting more proportional representation.

written 7th Apr 2005


Chase Hoffman replies: Nice idea, but has it ever occurred to you that by NOT voting and therefore not showing that there's ANY Labour support in your constituency, the Labour party will consider the district wasted and move on to better targets? If you vote, and show them that you're there, Labour has a better chance of deciding a fight there is worth it.

written 7th Apr 2005

Jennifer Walsh replies: Maybe there are more Labour voters there than you think, but they all think their vote would be wasted aswell, so they're just not voting either..

written 7th 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.