Drawing phalluses on the voting ballot is a form of political expression, so a lecturer from the University of Melbourne told us last week. And according to the AEC, there were a record number of people choosing that particular form of political expression on July 2.

But a tipster tells us it’s not all phallic:

“My granddaughter is working part time with the AEC. Her role is checking the informal votes. The joy of her day is counting the penises drawn on the ballot papers, which some idiots prefer to do than vote. She said that today boobs outnumbered penises, two to one I suppose.”

Peter Fray

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