David Cook (davidcook) wrote,
David Cook
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Election time in Oz ...

... and my second postal vote. I'm working my way through the Senate ballot paper now. I'm numbering everyone below the line, of course, because otherwise you can fall into all sorts of nasty preference traps. There are half a dozen parties or groups of candidates standing best described as "harmful nutjobs" - people who shouldn't be allowed to run a cake-stall, never mind having a part in running the country.
Fortunately, Other People have already done the hard work of working out what some of the smaller parties and independants stand for - matcha_pocky here, and a series of articles ending with "Minor minor parties ix" here.

(PS: LJ ate my first two attempts at posting this (saying "Must provide entry text"), and the autosave didn't work ! Has this happened to anyone else recently ?)
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