I am a veteran vote spoiler. I realised a long time ago no party had the interests of people like me and mine at heart, sadly, and power is the driving force. The 'televised debate' was more like an episode of 'Call My Bluff', for example, using all the old rhetorical devices and ad hominem leading to three performances. I use my voting slip to write a pithy assertion/demand - have done ME/CFS in the past- I have an unrelated subject to shout about this week though. I believe they have to read out the spoiled votes to the candidates? I'm only going on third hand information there though. The reasons I say this are only that 'party' politics can get very anodyne at best; many people, being too disillusioned to vote, then get accused of apathy. Some creative spoiled votes provide an alternative means of registering your disapproval if you are feeling disenfranchised.