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Democratic and electoral shifts in Queensland: back to first past the post voting

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Elections Democracy Australia Queensland
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Free and fair elections are the basic building blocks of democracy. Over time the Queensland electoral system has been subject to the vagaries of political manipulation in three main ways: zonal malapportionment, boundary manipulation (gerrymandering) and changes to the methods of counting valid votes. John Wanna focuses on the last device -- changes to the methods of counting made to suit the interests of the governing political parties.

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