Democracy sausage

Graphic 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 https://amzn.to/2UulWIB https://www.textpublishing.com.au/books/from-secret-ballot-to-democracy-sausage-how-australia-got-compulsory-voting https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/how-australia-got-its-unique-system-of-voting-and-elections./10963578 My interview with Judith Brett on her fascinating book on compulsory voting, …

Democracy

Buzzwords Democracy = a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives The term is derived from the Greek: δημοκρατία – (dēmokratía) “the power to the people”, which was coined from δῆμος (dêmos) “people” and κράτος (krátos) “power” Artwork Wikipedia Democracy Planeta.com Government Governance …

Democracy and the Internet #electionnz

New Zealand’s general election – hashtag #electionnz —  is scheduled on Saturday, September 23 to determine the membership of the 52nd New Zealand Parliament. Tuesday, August 22, 6-7pm Auckland time, Internet New Zealand hosts Democracy and the Internet, a free event about the impact the Internet has on elections. The event will also be livestreamed with the …

Australia Votes 2016

Graphic Election time in Australia. Australia votes! Federal elections were held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 and results not announced for a week. Hashtag: AusVotes The election took place after an extended eight-week official campaign period. It was the first double dissolution since the 1987 election. Key Links http://www.aec.gov.au/election https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_federal_election,_2016 http://www.electionsausagesizzle.com.au tracks the location of sausage sizzles, …