General Election 2010


Voters of Croydon – are you wasting your time?

Posted on August 28th, by Michael Gold in Politics & Society. 12 comments

How many Croydonians will realise, as we head to the polls just nine months from now, that 85% of votes cast are worthless? Too few of us, says Michael Gold

In the UK, 46 million people are registered to vote in parliamentary elections. Sadly, 39 million of those votes (that’s 85%) are worthless! Their chance of making the slightest difference to the outcome? Zero.

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