It’s election day. The polling stations are open from 7am until 10pm. However you choose to vote, please don’t forget!
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Results from the referendum for Lewisham and Greenwich, according to this page.
Interesting that Lewisham’s AV vote had a majority of just 745 people (out of 57,113 people who voted).
|Name||Yes vote||Yes %||No vote||No %||Electorate||Turnout||Turnout %|
(I can’t get the national total percentages to add up correctly on their spreadsheet though… Can you?)
Make sure nothing stops you voting. Unless we run out of ballot papers, don’t have enough people available to hand them out, or end up turning angry voters away towards the end…
“Police were called to a polling station in Lewisham, south London, where about 300 people had still to vote by 2200 BST. ” BBC News
Spotted outside Lewisham Library, on the way back from TFC, near the people handing out Islamic leaflets, within earshot of the plaintive trumpeter…
Dear Blackheath, please don’t forget to exercise your democratic right today. The bugle’s nearest polling station (pictured) was reasonably busy at nine o’clock this morning. Regardless of your political slant, make sure you use your vote! There is a really interesting, non-partisan website called Vote Match, which may help you to make up your mind (or to regret your decision, having voted!)
Do have a look at it, it lays the individual mayoral candidates policies out very clearly. And of course, theyworkforyou.com and writetothem.com should also get a mention, whilst on the subject of political web-tools.