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Comic to illustrate how you can NOT "waste" your vote in Australia, featuring Dennis the Election Koala and Ken the Voting Dingo - by Patrick Alexander.

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"Whereas both the USA and the UK use ‘first-past-the-post’ voting systems for their national elections, Australia’s system is more elegant than that. In elections for the House of Representatives, we use preferential voting — also known as instant-runoff voting, ranked choice voting, or ‘the alternative vote’ in the UK."

Here's the Comic:

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Also find on Twitter | Tumblr | Imgur + I posted on FaceBook

This is an updated version from the B&W 2013 edition

 

Now we've gone through that, WHO should you vote for?

I'm not going to tell you, as you need to work that out on your own. Here's a good place to start:

Vote Compass

Vote Compass is a tool developed by political scientists for exploring how your views align with those of the candidates.

 

 

 8 values

Not sure what all these political terms or ideologies mean? Check out the 8values political quiz which matches you to eight values & also attempts to match you to a political ideology

 

There's also The Political Compass quiz showing there's no true left or true right. Plus history in politics lesson

Political Compass

Where do you stand?

No matter what your beliefs are and what you stand for, your vote is important - act like it!

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