Electronic voting unable to be scrutinised

To the editor

  • It took over a hundred years of elections for the introduction of the secret ballot. Prior to that elections were held in public over periods of weeks and were anything but secret. Hogarth’s famous paintings are testimony to this.
  • Now the Electoral Commission of NSW is (1) encouraging electronic voting? – already (2) voting is over longer periods (3) upper house counting is by computer (scrutineering impossible – I’ve tried) (4) there is no scrutineering of the opening of postal votes.
  • Was Parliament or the Minister or the Premier consulted about this move? Voters certainly weren’t. The arrogance of the electoral commissions, federal and state, is a wake-up call for us all.
  • At the last election in 2011there was a pilot trial of 50,000 persons voting electronically, mainly disabled – now it is being extended. The recent Annual Report of the Electoral Commission of NSW estimates that FIVE times as many, namely 250,000 persons, will vote electronically.
  • Without effective scrutineering honest elections are not possible. Of course no scrutineering is possible for electronic voting!

Have we sunk so low?

From: Peter Brun

Captain Pipers Rd

Vaucluse 2030


About Editor, cairnsnews

One of the few patriots left who understand the system and how it has been totally subverted under every citizen's nose. If we can help to turn it around we will otherwise our children will have nothing. Our investigations show there is no 'government' of the people for the people of Australia. The removal of the Crown from Australian Parliaments, followed by the incorporation of Parliaments aided by the Australia Act 1987 has left us with corporate government with policies not laws, that apply only to members of political parties and the public service. There is no law, other than the Common Law. This fact will be borne out in the near future as numerous legal challenges in place now, come to a head this year.

Posted on March 14, 2015, in General. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Peter Schuback

    Are you kidding no election is honest , For example in the last council elections to elect a mayor and councillors the polling booths ran out of ballot papers around midday . People were turning up to vote only to be told that their were no ballot papers available to allow them to vote for the councillors but they could vote for the position of mayor . Their names were then marked off the electrol roll and they went away , When complaints were lodged with the QEC they did nothing , The system has been corrupted and no electin can be classed as honest

  2. Peter Schuback

    This was in the Fraser coast council elections

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