Price claimed there was ‘manipulation’ in remote communities but electoral commission says ‘ability to campaign at any polling place … was the same for everyone’Voice referendum live updates: follow latest news and reactionAustralian voice referendum live results tracker, map and votes by stateGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe Australian Electoral Commission has responded after the shadow minister for Indigenous Australians, Jacinta Nampijinpa Price, questioned the impartiality of the commission’s delivery of remote polling.Price also suggested people handing out how-to-vote cards “overpower vulnerable Aboriginal communities”, when seeking to counter the fact many Indigenous communities had voted yes to a voice to parliament. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2023/oct/15/jacinta-nampijinpa-price-questions-aec-conduct-after-largely-indigenous-communities-vote-yes
Author : Paul Karp and Eden Gillespie
Publish date : 2023-10-15 01:26:12
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