Friday, May 04, 2007

A telling point

I was telling at a polling station in the evening sunshine yesterday. I was struck once again by the sheer normality and casualness of voting in the UK. Ballot papers were there on time, presiding officers were relaxed, chatty and trustworthy and there were no crowds of armed thugs to intimidate voters. And of course no parties banned from standing by the government.

People actually thanked me for taking down their numbers.

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