Election 22 / 10 May 2022

Proportional and preferential voting

Preferential voting, proportional voting, 2-party preferred, and voting above or below the line are just some of the features of our electoral system that we’ve talked about during this series. So in this episode of Squiz the Election, we talk to the Australian Electoral Commission’s Director of Media and Digital Engagement Evan Ekin-Smyth about the nuts and bolts of voting and exactly how the system works to decide who will be in power for the next 3 years.

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