Victorian State Election 2018: Meet Transport Matters!

I don’t have time to read all of this!
The Basics

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Website: https://www.transportmatters.org.au/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TMPVic/
Themes: Taxi lobby group, but fairly interested in public transport and pro-electric cars and hybrids.

With friends like these…
The Group Voting Ticket

This ticket looks like a Druery special, with 12 different parties appearing in the top five, ranging from the Australian Liberty Alliance and the Batty Battlers to Animal Justice and Health Australia. LDP, the Sustainable Australia, Shooters and Fishers and Hinch’s Justice Party. I really can’t see any rhyme or reason in this, ideologically speaking, especially as some of these parties also appear in the bottom five.

The one thing that is absolutely consistent on Transport Matters’ ticket is that Labor is always last, for reasons that will quickly become evident, unless there are ungrouped independents around. The Liberals and the Greens are always right before Labor, with the Liberals usually, but not always, higher than the Greens.  The other most frequent flyer at the bottom of this ticket is Fiona Patten’s Reason Party.

The Body Politic
Policies, Snark, Terrible Theme Songs and Other Observations

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