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Don’t get too smug: US-style voter suppression could happen here too

Who among us has not felt grateful for the Australian electoral system when watching US politics?

Or even a little smug?

  • Caitlin Fitzsimmons
  • The Age

This year Aussies are paying closer attention than ever to politics across the Pacific as the Trump era shudders to a halt and Georgians return to the polls to decide their senators.

The blatant gerrymandering, queues of voters waiting up to 10 hours and exhausting court battles in the US political process seem to contrast with Australia’s convivial and largely…

We trust the non-partisanship and competence of the Australian Electoral Commission and…

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