The aftermath of the federal election has been a fertile breeding ground for articles moralising on the importance of voting properly. There have been think-pieces from all angles: Australia’s youth could could sway the eventual tide. Preferential voting means everyone’s decision matters. You know you’ve seen them.
Despite the very real possibility the whole thing could go south in the end for O’Toole, she’s taken to Facebook to shout out to her campaign crew and, by implication, the Labor voters who managed not to use their ballot paper to order a halal snack pack.
No such message from Jones’ camp. Watch this space, though: if they can misattribute 200 preferences over in WA, they can sure as hell do it here too.