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2016-05-23

 

Glossary of Electoral Terminology
 

See the Australian Electoral Commission's Glossary
 
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above-the-line
See history.htm#_5A
below-the-line
See history.htm#_5A
ballot

countback
See countbac.htm
direct election
See direct_e.htm
disenfranchisement The removal of an elector's franchise, which is the right to vote. ln a 2016 challenge to Senate electoral changes in the High Court of Australia, the Chief Justice clearly explained the meaning to counsel.
exclusion
first-past-the-post
See pluralit.htm
gerrymander
See history.htm#gerrymander
Hare-Clark
See hareclar.htm
malapportionment

party list
See municip1.htm#list
plurality
See pluralit.htm
proportional representation
See municip1.htm
quota

single transferable vote
See municip1.htm#definition
stage management of
ballot paper layout

See stage_management_senate.html
surplus

transfer value
See gregoryj.htm
winner-take-all
See

 

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