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Great moments in absentee voting

Let's hope today's Western Australian state election isn't decided by 29 votes or less. The people of Eucla, near the South Australian border and more than 1400 kilometres from Perth, have been disenfranchised from today's poll. The state electoral commission forgot to organise a polling booth and then couldn't get the postal votes to them in time.

Youtubes do dia extra: Climate of Hope

I'm not going to make any apologies for spruiking the Greens' candidates for the Senate all over Australia, not just in New South Wales. Scott Ludlam, top of the Greens senate ticket in WA, has made a half-hour animated video called "Climate of Hope". It's on Youtube in three parts, and I'll slip it in as an extra election Youtube selection for today.

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