Optional preferential voting plan by Labor, Liberals to block micro-parties | World news |

Optional preferential voting plan by Labor, Liberals to block micro-parties | World news |
A polling official checks a ballot paper from the WA Senate rerun at an AEC counting centre at Belmont, Perth. Photograph: Richard Wainwright/AAP

The Labor and Liberal parties have both thrown their weight behind an optional preferential voting system for Senate elections in order to crack down on “opportunistic” micro-parties who get elected on a tiny number of primary votes.

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Fiction: The little death. –

Fiction: The little death. – National

“I’m dead,” Sebastian told his attorney. “Might as well be dead, anyway. I’ve lost everything. Fuck, it isn’t just the investments, or the business. I’ve lost the house. The house. Where my children sleep. You know I’m supposed to be picking up a Ferrari

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