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Voters Turn Out for Election Pre-Poll


Voters Turn Out for Election Pre-Poll
Ahead of the 2019 Federal Election, voters are turning out in force to vote before election day on May 18. Previous trends have indicated that this election will see a record number of voters having their say in the three weeks of pre-polling before election day. Reporter William Ton looks into the reasons why this is the case and if it has any implications on Australia’s democratic system.

Dr Stephen Mills, Honorary Senior Lecturer with the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney
Evan Ekin-Smyth, Spokesman at the Australian Electoral Commission

Photo by Arnaud Jaegers on Unsplash


William Ton

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