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Spoiling a ballot is one way of saying "None of the above".
What if it could mean something ?
During the count, spoilt ballots are set aside. The candidates and their representatives are permitted to inspect them and dispute the decision of the counters if required; in the case of recounts, these
disputed ballots may decide the poll.
But we digress.*
If the spoilt ballot has artistic or humorous qualities, it can be considered for the Most Creatively Spoilt Ballot Prize for the constituency. Though the author retains anonymity - and thus relinquishes any rights to their product to the public domain - the winning item is displayed in the count room, and subsequently published on a website.
There could be a National Championship, too.
*However, we are assured that applying Rentisham's to the Affected Region will effect a near-miraculous cure.
anyone but______ voting option.
Inspiration for the idea. [8th of 7, Dec 12 2019]
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||There is no situation that cannot be alleviated, ameliorated or
rectified by the application of Rentisham's. Once the
documents are made public, I shall reveal the role of
Rentisham's in the de-escalation of the Cuban Missile crisis.
||Rentishams, putting the rect into rectified
||and the festering into festivities.
||Tories win, expect minimum wage to be a
||Since when do slaves get wages ?
||Slaves have received wages in many cases throughout history. See also: Shanghaiing, prison labor, labor conscription, family court, military drafts, hue and cry laws, ancient Greece, modern Greece, McDonald's.
||There's also the Navy's notorious press gangs, and the Asian clothing and shoe industries.
||Push the chads out in an Morse code of SOS and BORIS IS AN SOB.