Photos Of Candidate’s Daughters To Be Included On Ballot Papers

Tony Abbott satire

In an effort to make the voting process more straightforward, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) will include pictures of each candidate’s daughter on ballot papers at Saturday’s Federal election.

A spokesperson for the AEC said it was part of ongoing improvements to ensure the voting process continues to reflect the political landscape.

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott said it made sense to provide more information on the ballot paper. “At the moment you’ve got this system where you’ve just got a name next to a box, so there’s no way of knowing how hot that person’s daughter is. It’s archaic. It’s wrong. This will make the voting process more informed”.

A magazine-style ballot paper is tipped for the 2016 election.

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  1. Ed @ The Tunnel

    September 5, 2013 at 10:21 pm

    Looks like Wyatt Roy’s re-election chances just went out the door.

  2. Moist

    September 5, 2013 at 10:25 pm


  3. Humans Are Weird

    September 5, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    Reblogged this on Humans Are Weird.

  4. Craig

    September 5, 2013 at 11:54 pm

    I’ll be voting for the blonde on the left, the other two don’t look trustworthy.

  5. Mexu2d

    September 6, 2013 at 2:09 am

    I’m not sure who’s right to vote for.

  6. mexu2d

    September 6, 2013 at 2:10 am

    I’m not sure who’s right for, but he’s definitely not winning that election.

  7. drooler

    September 6, 2013 at 5:54 am

    Said daughters should present naked, or at least in bikinis/swimsuits so we can see what we are voting for.

  8. uloola

    September 6, 2013 at 9:30 am

    Can’t wait for the Sex Party’s ballot paper.

  9. uloola

    September 6, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    Stop Press ! Miss FiFi and her acolyte Miss Boobs La Touche have agreed to appear on the Sex Party ballot papers,examples of which are expected to be highly sought after on Ebay.

  10. James

    September 6, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    The important thing tomorrow to remember is, even though those photos won’t be on this years ballot paper, you still need to vote 1 for the LNP candidate in your electorate, keeping in mind that picture of the leaders two great daughters.

  11. VeeJay

    September 7, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    Best piece of writing about the election to date, by anyone, anywhere. It would be hilarious if it wasn’t so close to the mark.

  12. judithgreene

    September 10, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    Reblogged this on RE: The Daily Howel.

  13. Vivien

    September 9, 2014 at 9:36 am

    He trotted out the vestal virgins for Annabelle Crabbe’s show Kitchen Cabinet as well, I thought that was bad enough as they didn’t seem to know what to do in a kitchen and no other politician I can think of has anyone else there except themselves. As for being hot, as they look so much like their father I can only conclude that without makeup and a dress you wouldn’t know which was which. I feel very sorry for them.