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Anarcho-Socialist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-17-07 05:46 PM
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14. I got my "Official Poll Card" through the letterbox last week
I didn't realise that it had been so long since I last voted for my town and district councillors.

I'm planning to split my votes between Independent, Labour and Lib Dems.
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  -Scottish Parliament & Local Government elections on 3rd May Thankfully_in_Britain  Mar-27-07 06:47 AM   #0 
  - Good luck to UKNick  Anarcho-Socialist   Mar-28-07 10:08 AM   #1 
  - Nick should win  Thankfully_in_Britain   Mar-28-07 10:34 AM   #2 
     - Thanks for the vote of confidence!  UKNick   Apr-26-07 02:41 PM   #22 
        - I moved to Colchester last year Nick!  Thankfully_in_Britain   Apr-27-07 02:56 AM   #23 
  - Good luck to UKNick  LeftishBrit   Mar-28-07 10:54 AM   #3 
  - Oh feel free to rant about wheelie bins  Thankfully_in_Britain   Mar-29-07 02:42 AM   #4 
     - You can have rats and smells WITH wheelie bins; if they only get collected once every 2 weeks  LeftishBrit   Mar-29-07 03:57 PM   #5 
        - I love our bi-weekly bin collections  muriel_volestrangler   Mar-29-07 05:51 PM   #6 
        - Actually, in my own case, my problem has been in trying to get any bins at all  LeftishBrit   Mar-30-07 09:24 AM   #7 
           - A bit different for flats, I suppose  muriel_volestrangler   Mar-30-07 10:42 AM   #8 
        - Councillor Fooks?  Thankfully_in_Britain   Apr-12-07 12:14 PM   #9 
           - That's her!  LeftishBrit   Apr-12-07 01:14 PM   #10 
              - I once came across an American called Willie Shook!  non sociopath skin   Apr-12-07 04:42 PM   #11 
                 - My sister-in-law's surname is 'Cock'  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-13-07 05:20 AM   #12 
                    - And ex-colleague of mine is called Trebillcock.  non sociopath skin   Apr-13-07 05:59 AM   #13 
  - I got my "Official Poll Card" through the letterbox last week  Anarcho-Socialist   Apr-17-07 05:46 PM   #14 
  - In the Scottish Elections, how well does it look like the Scottish Socialist Party will do?  Ken Burch   Apr-17-07 05:54 PM   #15 
  - I don't know about the Scottish elections  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-18-07 06:13 AM   #16 
  - As I think I've mentioned...  Thankfully_in_Britain   Apr-18-07 06:33 AM   #17 
  - People still vote for Respect?  Greeby   Apr-18-07 09:35 AM   #18 
     - They gained 13 council seats in 2006  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-18-07 10:01 AM   #19 
  - Tommy  SweetLeftFoot   May-01-07 09:11 AM   #31 
  - One thing I'm sure you've noticed...  Thankfully_in_Britain   Apr-26-07 06:38 AM   #20 
  - I couldn't make a joke better than the real thing...  LeftishBrit   Apr-26-07 01:00 PM   #21 
  - Local government poll prediction from the University of Plymouth  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-27-07 06:29 AM   #24 
  - Oxford Lib Dem's yet again?  Thankfully_in_Britain   Apr-27-07 06:46 AM   #25 
  - They are well-meaning but not terribly competent...  LeftishBrit   Apr-27-07 11:59 AM   #26 
     - "a debate as to whether a load of old rubbish is a fook-up or merely a cock-up."  Thankfully_in_Britain   Apr-29-07 07:18 AM   #28 
  - Others  UKNick   Apr-27-07 12:10 PM   #27 
  - Poll predicts SNP to win 7 more seats than Labour; SNP-Lib Dem coalition with majority of 1!  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-29-07 07:30 AM   #29 
  - A TOON for these elections from Brian Adcock  Greeby   Apr-29-07 07:55 PM   #30 
  - Thought it was rather unfunny, actually.  non sociopath skin   May-01-07 09:42 AM   #32 
     - It was a strange remark of Brown's  muriel_volestrangler   May-01-07 10:09 AM   #33 
     - It was an impressive goal  Anarcho-Socialist   May-01-07 10:55 AM   #34 
     - Ah, that explains it.  non sociopath skin   May-02-07 08:54 AM   #35 
     - Politicians jumping on the sports band wagon make me cringe.  stormymonday   May-02-07 04:05 PM   #38 
     - Salmond's pro-English credentials are stronger than New Labour's  TheBaldyMan   May-02-07 09:10 AM   #37 
  - Final Scottish polls look neck and neck for Labour and SNP  muriel_volestrangler   May-02-07 09:08 AM   #36 
  -'s polling day!  Thankfully_in_Britain   May-03-07 02:46 AM   #39 
  - My ward is on its year off in the electoral cycle, so no vote for me  muriel_volestrangler   May-03-07 05:07 AM   #40 
     - Elections marred by vote problems  Thankfully_in_Britain   May-04-07 02:47 AM   #43 
        - First past the post is a ludicrous system ...  Henny Penny   May-05-07 05:11 AM   #51 
           - Well you don't get these problems with paper ballots and FPTP!  Thankfully_in_Britain   May-09-07 01:50 AM   #52 
              - How many problems have there been with the STV part?  muriel_volestrangler   May-09-07 03:55 AM   #53 
              - How many problems were there with the AMS (not FPTP) ballots at the last two Scottish elections?  Dutch   May-09-07 04:37 AM   #54 
                 - But those aren't problems of the STV system in itself  muriel_volestrangler   May-09-07 05:17 AM   #55 
                    - I think you are painting my views with too fine a brush  Thankfully_in_Britain   May-09-07 06:31 AM   #56 
                    - well...  Henny Penny   May-09-07 05:28 PM   #59 
                       - If you look at British political history...  Thankfully_in_Britain   May-10-07 01:25 AM   #60 
                          - Of course it took two world wars to cement this change...  Henny Penny   May-10-07 03:25 PM   #61 
                             - Actually no  Thankfully_in_Britain   May-11-07 02:59 AM   #62 
                                - WWI led to a lot of disenchanted working class soldiers  Henny Penny   May-12-07 07:43 AM   #63 
                    - Fair points. And it is the mix of systems I have particular problem with-  Dutch   May-09-07 07:26 AM   #57 
              - We have stv and paper ballots over here...  Henny Penny   May-09-07 05:21 PM   #58 
  - constituency polling SNP 35% Lab 30% LD 15% Other 7%  TheBaldyMan   May-03-07 07:09 PM   #41 
  - Tories are raking in the big numbers in England  Greeby   May-03-07 07:27 PM   #42 
  - Well, OK news from round here  Thankfully_in_Britain   May-04-07 02:50 AM   #44 
  - As you were  UKNick   May-04-07 03:31 AM   #45 
     - Well done  Anarcho-Socialist   May-04-07 03:58 AM   #46 
     - Congratulations!!!  LeftishBrit   May-04-07 05:51 AM   #47 
     - "remember that posters don't vote"  Thankfully_in_Britain   May-04-07 06:46 AM   #48 
        - I was a national target  UKNick   May-04-07 09:30 AM   #49 
           - I'm not suprised to hear you were a national target  Thankfully_in_Britain   May-04-07 11:35 AM   #50 
  - BBC reporting that Salmond has been elected as First Minister  Anarcho-Socialist   May-16-07 10:14 AM   #64 
  - 48 Members of the Scottish Parliament defy Queen's summons.  Peter Dow   Jul-08-09 09:32 PM   #65 
     - I like your avatar. n/t  Dutch   Jul-09-09 04:06 AM   #66 
     - Swap you one old Queen for one Scottish UK Prime Minister  fedsron2us   Jul-09-09 08:16 PM   #67 
        - We'll even throw in a bunch of useless Scottish UK MPs  Nihil   Jul-10-09 03:13 AM   #68 

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