Democracy sausage = colloquial name given to the sausages cooked and sold as part of fundraising efforts at polling places on election day in Australia.
2019 elections take place May 18.
New Book: From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage
My interview with Judith Brett on her fascinating book on compulsory voting, how we got it, why we got it, and how it helps (along with other electoral norms) to keep our politics focussed on the centre. https://t.co/tHHnD6OAuM
— Gay Alcorn (@Gay_Alcorn) March 7, 2019
Judith Brett talks to Perth's 6PR 882 about her new book, FROM SECRET BALLOT TO DEMOCRACY SAUSAGE https://t.co/lmHQvpXuZS
— Text Publishing (@text_publishing) April 3, 2019
Australia votes: Scott Morrison announces Federal Election will be held on 18 May
Mapping the sausages and cakes
Democracy Sausage – democracysausage.org – is 100% non-partisan, organic, hormone free, and grass fed. “Australia is heading to the polls on Saturday 18th May triggering National Democracy Sausage Day 2019! Community groups across country will be firing up their BBQs and icing their best cookies to deliver #democracysausage and #democracycake to the people, raising money for some amazing causes along the way. “
— RN – Radio National (@RadioNational) May 18, 2019