The Voter by Chinua Achebe
“The Voter” is a short story written by Chinua Achebe where he highlights the entire election scenario in his home country Nigeria in the society of Umuofia. The voter is none other than Rufus Okeke popularly known as “Roof”. He is a person, considered to be knowledgeable and successful in politics but he fails to exercise his loyalty to his friend Marcus after receiving a bribe of five pounds from Maduka. He remains in a dilemma in the ballot booth until he gets an idea of splitting the ballot paper into two halves and puts each peace in each box rendering his vote spoilt.
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