Gay plebiscite could be derailed with bogus votes

from The Age

A last-minute surge has seen a record number of Australians enrolled to vote ahead of the upcoming postal survey on same-sex marriage.

The Australian Electoral Commission on Friday released figures it described as “extraordinary” that show 90,000 new voters – mostly the young – had joined the roll since the survey was announced on August 8.

The development delighted same-sex marriage advocates but alarmed nervous Coalition MPs, who believe the enlarged youth vote will come back to bite them at the next election.

A further 675,000 people had updated their electoral details, and 165,000 transactions were yet to be processed as of Thursday night, the AEC said.

In total, almost 1 million Australians had either enrolled for the first time or updated their details.

Once all transactions are processed, the number of new voters should easily exceed 100,000.

Electoral Commissioner Tim Rogers said he expected the total proportion of Australians on the roll, which was 95.3 per cent on July 31, to reach a “record high” once processing was completed.

The maintenance of the roll is a significant achievement given the trend throughout recent electoral cycles for enrolment rates to dip mid-cycle,” he said.

The result is notable because it has only been 14 months since the last general election.

By comparison, 132,000 new voters enrolled in the lead-up to the July 2016 poll.

Of the 800,000 people who were not on the roll on June 30, almost two thirds were aged under 40.

PLEBISCITE RESULT VULNERABLE TO COUNTERFEIT VOTES 

Results of the Same Sex Marriage plebiscite may be entirely unreliable due to the counterfeiting of postal votes, says Australian electoral reform group, Vote Australia Inc.

Vote Australia says risk to the result of the plebiscite stems from legislation that hasn’t been fixed.

“It’s a fact that any person in any electorate can vote multiple times and those votes can influence voting results.  The existing legislation makes enrolling to vote with multiple identities far too easy,” says Vote Australia president, Lex Stewart.

The concerns about the plebiscite are part of a campaign by Vote Australia to involve all Australians, political parties and community groups in demanding urgent reforms to electoral laws before public mistrust in election results deepens further.

The new campaign website, freeandfair.org.au, identifies four specific weaknesses with Australian electoral procedures that could taint outcomes of the plebiscite:
 Counterfeit votes
 Faulty voter rolls
 Faulty procedures
 Protected Bureaucracy
“This plebiscite is an opportunity for our nation’s leaders to focus on fixing the problems with our electoral system so that voting outcomes are free and fair for all Australians.” says Mr Stewart.

Vote Australia does not take a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ position in this postal plebiscite.  It encourages all Australians to vote honestly.

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Posted on September 16, 2017, in General. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. When will this Coalition Government LEARN and STOP WASTING TAX PAYER MONEY AND TIME? This Same Sex FARCE shouldn’t have reached this stage! Which SANE GOVERNMENT WOULD ALLOW THE PUBLIC VOTE …ONLY A STUPID ONE WHICH VOTES IN FEAR A WEAK GOVERNMENT WHO HASN’T THE FORTITUDE TO MAKE DECISIONS FOR THE PEOPLE OF AUSTRALIA GUIDED BY THE CONSTITUTION.
    THE VOTE THIS MUST BE SHOWN AS ..VOIDED BECAUSE THE RESULTS HAVE ALREADY BEEN ..COMPROMISED!!
    PM TURNBULL IS SHOWING IRRESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT ON MORE THAN ONE MATTERS OF GRAVE CONCERN.
    THE AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION IS THE WORD OF THE PEOPLE AND ANY PROCLAIMED NEW LAWS JUST RAMMED TROUGH BE VALID WITHOUT BEING PROCLAIMED AND GAZETTED AND WITHOUT ROYAL ASSENT
    BE TERMED INVALID
    THE MARRIAGE ACT MUST NOT BE ALTERED AND THE SANCITIY OF MARRIAGE BE UPHELD!!!

  2. “Electoral Commissioner Tim Rogers said he expected the total proportion of Australians on the roll, which was 95.3 per cent on July 31, to reach a “record high” once processing was completed.

    “The maintenance of the roll is a significant achievement given the trend throughout recent electoral cycles for enrolment rates to dip mid-cycle,” he said”.

    “A further 675,000 people had updated their electoral details”.

    And there You have it. A Census in Disguise. Sent out by the ‘Australian Bureau of Statistics’, no less. How Blatant does it get?
    What the Farcical ‘Census’, could not achieve, the Gay/Lesbian, Issue certainly has.

    The letter enclosed States Clearly, ‘Your response is CONfidential, by law. It CANNOT be CONnected to you’. Why is it then, that the Barcode on EVERY return Form, is DIfferent?
    Does that not CONnect each Form to a Legal Title/Name/Person?

    I, The Living Man, have not, ‘Voted’, for years, and this OFFER too, will be returned, marked, ‘No Person by this Name, Lives at this Address’.

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