You cannot represent us - election count picket in Mcr

no borders and friends presented a 'petition' to election candidates in Manchester Central at the start of the election count on 6 May.


'You cannot represent us' was the message of the day, with politicians and candidates reminded that unpopular decisions affecting our lives will always be resisted. The picket was held right across the road from the entrance to the Town Hall where ballot boxes were brought in. Police tried to move people behind crowd barriers but failed.

The petition was actually a large wooden board that was used by people at the autonomous Mayday BBQ in Hulme as a message board to write down why they did not vote.

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Posted byManchester No Borders at 6:15 PM