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(written & authorised by Bob Schnell, 10 Halmon Avenue, Everard Park SA 5035)
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Slow count of SA votes
There is immense frustration in the
community at the slowness of the count of ballot papers for the recent State
Election. It seems that we won’t know who will govern this State for another
week. A creative thought by a colleague was that perhaps next time we could
outsource the count and tally to India and get a result overnight. We could
also probably direct the type of result required; that would overcome the political
and media beat-ups as to why one party gets a majority of the vote and yet
doesn’t get enough seats to govern.
Today I read an excellent article on an
assessment of the count situation by South Australian Electoral Commissioner
Kay Mousley. I can now understand her predicament. Here’s a link to that story on How to speed up the count.
As to the tongue in cheek comment about
outsourcing the count to India … No way! Our system may be slow and
inefficient, but it is honest and works and will eventually churn out a result
in a prescribed manner.
I wish Ms Mousley all the best in
getting her proposed legislative changes through Parliament. Step 1: Create a
Parliament Step 2: …