[LINK] Candidate information

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Sat Aug 21 10:20:35 AEST 2010

On 20/08/2010 4:03 PM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> David Boxall wrote:
> <snip>
>> citizen. Surely, it wouldn't cost much for the AEC to provide a little
>> web space for each candidate.
> Yes, I was curious the AEC doesn't provide a link to a
> website ...
At least. They could do so much more. And should.

> they do provide address, phone and email...see:
> <http://www.aec.gov.au/election/nsw/sydney.htm>
> ...
Quaint. Time to get their heads out of last century?

> and here is the NSW senate ticket - 84 websites may be a bit
> much to peruse....
> <http://aec.gov.au/election/nsw/index.htm#senhttp://aec.gov.au/election/nsw/index.htm#sen>
> ...
A bit much perhaps, but not unmanageable. There are 32 groups, plus 5 
ungrouped. 37 is still a lot. A checklist might help.

84 candidates for (I think) 6 seats. And we don't even ask why we should 
vote for them. For all I know, some of them might want to promote 
planetary defences against invasion by carnivorous mutant hamsters from 

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