Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Making Your Senate Vote Count Against The Filter

Thinking of voting for the Greens but don't want any preferences flowing to pro-cenosrship minister Senator Stephen Conroy? As part of its ongoing Fight The Filter campaign, Gizmodo has a comprehensive explanation of why voting for the Greens above the line in the Victorian senate won't see any of your preferences directed his way in practice. I'm personally still planning to fill out all the numbers on my own Senate voting form — that's the only way to balance my views on a lot of issues — but if that seems too much hassle, it's well worth a read. [Gizmodo]

[link to original | source: Lifehacker Australia | published: 9 hours ago | shared via feedly]

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