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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 can't register locally because I moved...

I can't register locally because I moved to Bristol after 11th March and that's the cut off date for registration.

This cut off date wasn't advertised anywere and I'm furious that I don't have an opportunity to get rid of the liars taht are curently in power.

So much for empowering the people, move house after a certain date and you can't vote. that's a shambles.

written 4th May 2005


Busabus replies: Cut off dates are published, I got a letter from the council showing them when I moved in February.

The solution... Just vote in your old area! You're entitled to it. They will have sent you a polling card to your old address, so you should have set up some kind of post forwarding, given that you "knew" there was an election on the very near horizon. And you can't use the "it's too far" excuse because you could have also asked for a postal ballot.

Just don't vote in two areas, or you'll get thrown in jail.

written 4th May 2005

tiger43 replies: The best thing you can do is to move back immediately so you can cast your vote, and possibly in doing so, change history forever. I would. Your vote is more important than your property. Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country. I thought of that saying.

written 4th 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.