Hung Parliament Here is an election story that made me chuckle. John Benton, Editor Some parents we know well decided to take their primary-school-aged children with them to vote. It would be good for the kids’ education. So the dad got his voting slip, took them into the voting booth, explained and put his cross in the box, folded the paper and popped it into the ballot box as they watched. Next it was mum’s turn and of course the children wanted to go with her too. Dad waited outside. But then suddenly, for all to hear, there came shouts from the voting booth. ‘No! Mummy, you’ve done it wrong! You’ve put the cross in the wrong box!’ subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.