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Democracy Inaction 2008

Once more, the people who stayed at home won by a landslide, followed by a tsunami, followed by an earthquake.

Actual details:

Candidate Party Votes
Norman Crowther Labour 107
Leslie Gelling Libdem 445
Ray Manning Tory 1109
Lazy Bastards 3385

Democracy Inaction

Democracy Inaction
Originally uploaded by DerekL.

How depressing is this? Just two candidates to choose from, 32% turnout.
The winner, as always and inexplicably a tory here in the countryside, started her statement complaining that Council Tax had doubled since 1997, and ended it complaining that the Government had capped it.

What should it be? Obviously the people don’t care either way.