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How people elect parliaments

Western Australian election shows weaknesses of Australian electoral laws

Counting has finished in the state election for Western Australia. The result is a pair of only partially satisfactory democratic assemblies. Western Australia has a fairly standard form of Australian … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Unfair voting system in Australia’s West

Voters in the Australian state of Western Australia are about to elect a Legislative Council using a built-in mechanism to bias the election in favour of non-urban voters. Voters go … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · 2 Comments