Bandaged and bruised – elderly voter makes it back to polling booth to cast her vote!

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A VOTE of thanks has been given to a determined voter who made sure she had her say – despite falling at her polling place and being rushed to hospital.

The woman had to go for medial treatment after suffering eye and arm injuries.

Remarkably, she returned to Springburn Academy several hours later – bandaged and still clutching the election leaflet of her favourite.

Gilbert Davidson, who was elected to the Springburn ward as a Labour councillor, would like to get in touch with the stalwart supporter.

He said: “I saw the woman arrive with her son to vote at Springburn Academy when she fell and hurt herself.

“We helped pick her up and her eye was swollen and her arm injured. Her son said she should get herself checked out.

“Then about an hour or two later she came back with plasters and bandages on – still clutching my election leaflet.”

Councillor Davidson added: “It’s absolutely brilliant that in the heat of everything the woman came back. That’s dedication.

“I didn’t get her name and I’m keen to get in touch with her to find out how she’s doing.”

If you were the woman you can contact the Herald on 0141 775 0040.

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