Sunday, August 22, 2010

Australia to fine non-voters!!! Isn't democracy wonderful?

Australian Electoral Commission has decided to fine citizens who have failed to cast their ballots in the country's general elections.

The commission will issue a notice to all non-voters requesting that they either provide a reason for their failure to vote or pay penalties.

Australia's compulsory voting system requires citizens show up at their polling stations on Election Day. Around 14 million electors took part in a mandatory vote in the pacific nation on Saturday. More...

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