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NWN: We received this e-mail about this High Court victory, and it is perfectly true that Nick Griffin refused to help in this campaign. The local activists had to do it and finance it all by themselves.
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BNP wins case for a vote recount
BBC News - UKThe British National Party (BNP) has won its High Court battle for an election recount after concerns about the validity of a single vote. ...See all stories on this topic
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Legal affairs correspondent reports.
The British National Party (BNP) proves once again that it is the Party that will not tolerate injustice and oppression as we help to secure another groundbreaking legal victory.This time the people of Burnley have been the victors of justice as two of the town’s voters won a High Court battle for an election recount after concerns about the validity of a single vote in a council election earlier this year.The 3rd May council election in Burnley’s Rosegrove and Lowerhouse ward saw a very rare tie between Labour and the BNP candidates. The eventual Labour winner was called after drawing lots from a hat. But BNP candidate John Rowe argued that a ballot paper that was spoilt had been counted towards the Labour vote. Question about markTwo voters from the town felt that an injustice has been done and petitioned the courts for a judgment. The outcome is that there will now be a recount in London within the next 10 days and if the single ballot paper remains the deciding factor a High Court official will be required to adjudicate the validity of the mark on the ballot paper. The judge was told the vote in question had a diagonal mark in the left hand column against the number of the Labour candidate, rather than a cross in the right-hand column. Mr. Justice Irwin yesterday (12th) ordered a \"thorough recount\" instead of just \"fishing\" for the one suspect ballot paper. Mr. Rowe, 51, a former solicitor said after Wednesday\'s hearing: \"I think it was a very fair judgment in what is an unprecedented case. \"This one vote for the Labour Party should never have been counted. I am not alleging it was a \'fix\' - the Labour Party were very lucky. \"But now the ballot papers will have to be transported to London and gone through.\"
The judgment is a landmark case and further demonstration that only the BNP has the ability and the courage to stand up for the frustrated and beleaguered people of Britain.