I have been campaigning right up to the last in the by-election. As Green Party Principal Speaker my job is to go and speak! So I have been up for a couple of days supporting Shan Oakes who is an excellent candidate.
Yesterday I went canvassing for a modest 8 hours, today on election day I have been right across the constituency with the megaphone. With Martin Deane, I have rolled up in little villages, proclaiming ‘This is your chance to make history and elect
Great fun to get into the town square at Howden and lambast the throng of Conservatives about Thatcher’s squandering of
‘Give Gordon Brown a shock, elect Shan Oakes first Green Party MP’.
It has been fun and hopefully got a bit of radical politics out to a lot of people even in the quiet corners of the East Riding.
So here is hoping the votes keep coming in and we really make a splash at the count tonight.