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Apr 28, 2014

Yes, ministers push for minor party preference reform

The major parties are reportedly considering an interesting new approach to Senate electoral reform: denying you your right to have your preferences distributed if you haven't chosen the right party.

William Bowe — Editor of The Poll Bludger

William Bowe

Editor of The Poll Bludger

It’s something Sir Humphrey Appleby might have described as “novel”; excluding parties from having their preferences distributed unless they clear a threshold of 1.4% of the primary vote.

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