Election Time?

I have a dilemma. It looks like a General Election is on the cards. I’m not sure which way to vote.

My head has said for some time that none of the candidates are suitable. I want to show my disapproval both of them, and of our system. Therefore I resolved a long time ago to spoil my paper. Another option would be not to vote, but I want to show that I disapprove, not that I’m apathetic.

My heart is telling me that, this one time, I should vote Labour, just because last time around, Labour was the second-placed party. I mean. I am in a safe Tory seat – Labour received less than half of the votes of the Tory, and other parties received less than half that of Labour. But if there is any chance of unseating the Tory guy, maybe I should take it? Even though I don’t actively support Labour?

Author: Stroke Survivor UK

For many years I designed and developed IT systems for big banks. I had a stroke a couple of years ago, aged pre-50! I have returned to developing things from home, not quite at the levels I used to, but saves on the travel! My time is also filled with some voluntary work for the UK charities Age UK and the [UK] Stroke Association. Incidentally, I created this account with the alias "sca11y" but have since aligned it with the name of my blog.

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