I trust I can rely on your vote

I’m voting in the general election today – I was supposed to be in hospital on the day of the election, so I’ve got one of those postal vote thingies that gets English labour councillors so excited. Don’t worry, I’m not going to blah on about the election, but I thought I’d share some useful links.

They Work For You: check the voting record of your current MP and find out their stance on things such as ID cards, gay rights, the war on Iraq and so on.

Who Should You Vote For?: answer a few quick questions on your views, and the site attempts to match you with the appropriate party. It’s pretty simplistic, but reasonably reliable. Except in Northern Ireland, according to Squander Two.

Fact Check: Channel 4’s excellent investigation into the truthfulness or otherwise of each party’s headline claims.

Fat Chicks In Party Hats: because after reading lots of stuff about elections, you deserve a break. Sample quote: “HA HA HA HA HA HA! oh news paper i know where the ham hides!”