[LINK] High Court case Re: Register Online to Vote Should be Legal
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Fri Jul 30 23:56:12 AEST 2010
At 12:36 PM 30/07/2010, Steven Clark wrote:
>I'm also not a fan of the pervasive myth that we elect the Prime
>Minister - we already have more than enough mythunderstandings about how
>voting works and what parliamentarians do, without continuing to
>promulgate myths about what our votes actually do.
Today's issue of MX* had a long letter from someone that was whinging
about having to vote for Gillard or Abbott and blaming the lack of a
third option on Natash Stott-Despoja. What the? I doubt very much if
this person lives in BOTH Julia's AND Tony's electorate. And if he
did, he'd be committing fraud if he voted twice, wouldn't he? So
consider the myth continued and reinforced to the commuting public of
Victoria. Sad, really.
*(for non-Melburnians, that's our free commuter rag that you read on
the train going home)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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