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Election day – don’t forget to vote!

Polling Station, Blackheath, St Michael's Church, London, SE3
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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Referendum results for Blackheath

Polling Station, Blackheath, St Michael's Church, London, SE3
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 %
Lewisham 28184 49.35 28929 50.65 172573 57113 33.09
Greenwich 20618 39.16 32039 60.84 158603 52657 33.2

(I can’t get the national total percentages to add up correctly on their spreadsheet though… Can you?)

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Polling my leg


I had a great idea for a website a while back. It was going to be called wherethefuckismypollingstation.com. Catchy hey? You’d go to the website, enter your postcode, and the site would show you a map to the appropriate polling station. (The link on the URL above takes you to Greenwich council’s site. Good luck finding your polling station…)

I’ve managed to dig my polling card out from a pile of junk mail, and it seems to be in the same place as usual (St Michael’s Church Hall), but I can never find the details on Greenwich or Lewisham’s websites. Without the card, I’d have no idea what time it opened for business.

If you’re a Lewisham voter, you’re more likely to be voting at Blackheath village library. If it’s still there.

Anyway, whether you vote “yes”, “no”, or “will it make any difference” tomorrow, make sure you vote.

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Bet this advert disappears from Lewisham on Monday…

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…

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