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When will Britain’s minorities realise the power of their vote?

Might of the minorities: Asian voters hold the key in marginal seats. Photo by Jeff J Mitchell-Getty Images

By: Rithika Siddhartha

By Simon Woolley Operation Black Vote FOR OVER 20 years people have been telling me that voting doesn’t make a difference. I’m often told that, “if voting could make a difference they’d ban it”. It’s a clever, smug, supposedly an anti-authoritarian response, but nothing could be further from the truth. Every vote counts: OBV’s Simon Woolley Even with an electoral system that could easily be brought into the 21st century, with automatic voter registration, digital and proportional voting, the system still allows for great upsets on a local and national scale. For example, the last two elections have either had…

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