Anthony Albanese Elected New PM of Australia

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22 May 2022, 12:31 am

Did I miss them stopping counting votes at 3am and the subsequent sudden jump in votes for one side?
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It's amazing how much quicker, easier, and less controversial voting (and the counting of votes) is with a combination of mandatory voting, voter ID being required, and paper ballots, isn't it.



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22 May 2022, 12:45 am

I didn't need ID to vote. Mind you I voted early, so perhaps it was different on Saturday?


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22 May 2022, 12:50 am

I didn't need voter ID when I "voted" today.
I didn't vote, btw and have no intention to do so ever again.


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22 May 2022, 12:51 am

Murihiku wrote:
I didn't need ID to vote. Mind you I voted early, so perhaps it was different on Saturday?


Victoria may have different rulz


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If I'm so bad, pass me by. ;)


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Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

"A stranger is a friend gang-stalker you haven't met yet."
Truth may be inconvenient but it is never politically incorrect...The Oracle of Truth has spoken...8)
Read my lips:-I am not a fan of the orange man.-I would never vote for the Republican party given the chance.-I am interested in being objective and rational.


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22 May 2022, 1:25 am

Well, I did vote early, so it may have been connected to that - Considering the length of the queue, I'm glad I did so, too, as the line would almost certainly have been longer yesterday (and parking harder).

It could also have simply been connected with the person behind the table wanting to make sure they marked off the correct person, I guess.



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22 May 2022, 1:35 am

Voted early but didn't matter since I live in a blue ribbon liberal seat



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22 May 2022, 2:57 am

cyberdad wrote:
Voted early but didn't matter since I live in a blue ribbon liberal seat

It could be worse - Think of Dave's children:
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22 May 2022, 3:13 am

Brictoria wrote:
cyberdad wrote:
Voted early but didn't matter since I live in a blue ribbon liberal seat

It could be worse - Think of Dave's children:
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At least Dave is delaying doomsday for the sake of his kids. Ungrateful brats.



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22 May 2022, 5:40 am

When I went to vote there were people holding paper ukuleles.
I thought they were going to sing "April sun in cuba"



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22 May 2022, 6:19 am

Aprilviolets wrote:
When I went to vote there were people holding paper ukuleles.
I thought they were going to sing "April sun in cuba"


RIP Marc Hunter



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22 May 2022, 6:50 am

cyberdad wrote:
Brictoria wrote:
cyberdad wrote:
Voted early but didn't matter since I live in a blue ribbon liberal seat

It could be worse - Think of Dave's children:
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At least Dave is delaying doomsday for the sake of his kids. Ungrateful brats.


:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
Good one. :mrgreen:


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Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

"A stranger is a friend gang-stalker you haven't met yet."
Truth may be inconvenient but it is never politically incorrect...The Oracle of Truth has spoken...8)
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22 May 2022, 5:25 pm

I saw a photo of a guy at the polls wearing nothing but a Speedo.

I would too if:

a) Our elections weren't held in October and November, where it can be chilly in the morning.

b) I wasn't extremely overweight.



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23 May 2022, 3:35 am

^ Apparently it was a bit of a trend originating on social media:

https://www.news.com.au/national/federa ... c032bf7cc2


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