The 2016 election campaign was described as one of the dullest political races in Australia in living memory – right up until the result.
And if the ballot papers are anything to go by, voters were uninspired and resorted to tongue-in-cheek etchings and voting informally — classic bored child in the classroom behaviour.
Here are a few examples.
With the final State of Origin test of the 2016 series yet to play, it seems rugby is of more concern than politics for some
Other’s have been drinking too much of Beyonce’s Lemonade
Meanwhile, with the finale of Game of Thrones airing last week, some would like to see Jon Snow leave his post as new king of the north to give us a hand Down Under
Is this a metaphor?
Goes to show Australians have been more interested in the US election than their own
Apparently theses are the better kind of parties
For many, voting was just #monkeybusiness
So far, it looks like these votes have attributed to a number of surprises and shocks in the senate, which now looks like a disorderly nightmare for whoever gets into office.
From the redebut of controversial anti-immigration campaigner Pauline Hanson, to the election of broadcaster Derryn Hinch for the Derryn Hinch Justice Party. Simon Thomsen has more here.
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