[LINK] New proposal for e-voting - Turnbull

Bernard Robertson-Dunn brd at iimetro.com.au
Tue Sep 10 16:47:56 AEST 2013

On 10/09/2013 4:28 PM, Jan Whitaker quoted The Age:

> Mr Turnbull, who was easily elected to his Sydney seat of Wentworth
> on Saturday, said he thought there was also a large number of people
> who voted fraudulently, "in the sense that they go to the polling
> place and say they're someone else".
> He said he thought many people who did so were voting for a friend or
> relative who was away or sick - and that this was based on anecdotal
> evidence he had received since first running for Parliament in 2004.
> Impersonating another voter in a polling place is a serious offence
> and carries a jail term of 6 months.

And how does e-voting fix this?

Or is he conflating e-voting with a national ID system?



Bernard Robertson-Dunn
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