‘Election night’ is a tradition in UK politics, whereby votes at General Elections are counted immediately after polls close at 10pm and results from constituencies declared throughout the night. But is there really any need for us to count votes in the early hours of the morning? In this post I suggest why it would be better to do it the next day instead.
Young people gain new rights and responsibilities at different stages of their life. Looking at this list of things they can do before 18, it makes you wonder why voting in elections is one of the very last rights they acquire.