Dear Nick Clegg
I think we can swing the AV referendum your way. Here’s the plan:
If you arrange for AV voting slips to have a tick-box for ‘OPT OUT’, this will enfranchise all the voters who currently opt out by staying at home, but who are wickedly vilified as indolent, for their entirely principled stand.
Voters who tick the OPT OUT box, should not tick any other. All opt outs to be counted and announced, as with actual votes.
I am sure you will appreciate how much this facility will advance the attractiveness of AV in the mind of the electorate, and further convinced you will see that it brings us nearer to full democracy.
CLEGG CONTACT: http://www.dpm.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/content/contact-deputy-prime-minister