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Tools to cut the confusion

August 13, 2010 by

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You’ve seen Electioneering, so you know there’s an election coming up. You’ve browsed our coverage, so you know a thing or two about the campaign trail. You’ve read Zach Kitschke’s excellent guide to voting, so you know how to fill out the ballot. But what should you put on the ballot? Who’s going to tell […]

A (simple) guide to voting

August 12, 2010 by

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You only get one vote so it’s important to make it work the way you want. The Herald Sun says that at the 2007 election, 2.5% of the votes weren’t counted. That’s 331,009 people who went to a polling booth whose votes were irrelevant. This is because they filled in the ballot paper incorrectly or […]