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Like the weird uncle who watches too many Tucker Carlson clips on YouTube, the Coalition is suddenly very concerned about voter fraud. 

On Tuesday the joint partyroom approved introducing a bill which would force people to present a driver's licence, passport, Medicare card or other official identification to be allowed to vote. 

It’s a thought bubble that has been savaged by Labor – Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese called it “Trumpian” and Senator Tim Ayres called it “segregationist Jim Crow legislation”.