Federal Election 2019: Meet Climate Action! Immigration Action! Accountable Politicians!

Summary

Website: https://www.onlinedirectdemocracy.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oddemocracy/
Previous names: Online Direct Democracy
Senator Online
Slogans:
Empowering the People
Themes: No policies.  This party will allow every Australian to vote on every Bill that comes before parliament, and their MP will then vote whatever the majority comes up with.
Electorate:
NSW, QLD, VIC
Preferences: These are not people with policies and therefore these are not people with preferences.
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Victorian Senate Group D: Senator Online, and probably Tweeting during Question Time

Senator Online bills itself as ‘Australia’s New and National Online Political Party’, and adds “I care about our future.  Now I can vote directly on laws that affect us.”

We’ll get to that bit later, but in the meantime, I have to share with you my joy about their Senate ticket.  Remember how I was speculating on how far down the ticket one could get without hitting a major party?  Well, it seems that Senator Online was wondering that, too, because their ticket wanders merrily through a list of tiny and slightly mad parties, leaning somewhat to the right but starting with the Bullet Train for Australia and the Animal Justice Party (both of which this perverse blogger is looking forward to *immensely*, it must be confessed), before finally reaching the Greens at 82 on the ballot paper (a mere 9 places after ‘Stop the Greens’, which suggests an ironic sense of humour), then moving on to Labour, Liberal and the Nationals last.

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