The queue was too long this morning but just been...and it was still busy. Been using the same polling station for the last 15 years and this is the busiest I have ever seen it...looks like a lot more interest this time around.
Hah - @Ivanhoe - I thought about registering for a postal vote, but after reading the Mandela Way/Royal Mail threads decided a queue was the lesser of two evils... Wonder what time we'll see meaningful results (ie not just the first few electorates)?
I was very annoyed to be accosted directly outside by a Labour canvasser. As I walked in I was asked for my Polling Card number, which I gave, because I initially thought she was one of the polling station officers. She wrote this diligently on a clip board.
I was then asked who I planned to vote for... at which point I realised they were not any sort of official, they would never ask the question. I very politely told them that it is a private ballot and my business only. I didnt think it was correct they should write down the voting tendencies on their records of each voter / voting number.
They then proceeding to thrust some literature towards me as I tried to walk past and into the polling station.
For what its worth, I've got no connection or affiliation with any party.