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TAS Country : August 19th 2010
6 Tasmanian Country Friday, August 20, 2010 How to make your vote count. Federal election, Saturday 21st August. Call 13 23 26 or visit www.aec.gov.au for more information. On election day, you'll receive two ballot papers: a green one for the House of Representatives, and a white one for the Senate. Green ballot paper -- Number every box. For the green ballot paper, you must put a '1' in the box beside the candidate who is your first choice, '2' in the box beside your second choice and so on, until you have numbered every box. Be careful, you must number every box for your vote to count in a federal election. Don't use ticks, crosses, or leave boxes blank, or your vote won't count. What if I make a mistake? If you get it wrong, don't worr y: just ask for another ballot paper, and star t again. White ballot paper -- Two ways to vote. For the white ballot paper, you have a choice of ways to vote: Above the line You can just mark '1' in the box above the line for the par ty or group of your choice. By doing this, you're following the group voting ticket and allowing the order of your preferences to be determined by your par ty or group. To find out more about the group voting tickets visit www.aec.gov.au Below the line You can choose to fill in ever y box below the line in the order of your preference. You must put a '1' in the box beside the candidate who is your first choice, '2' in the box beside your second choice and so on, till you have numbered every box. SAMPLE S S S S SA AM MP P PLLE E or S SAMP PLE Advertisement Authorised by the Electoral Commissioner, West Block, Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes, ACT.
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