WA candidate elected to parliament with less than 100 votes prompts calls for electoral reform

WA candidate elected to parliament with less than 100 votes prompts calls for electoral reform

The Guardian

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Daylight Savings MP Wilson Tucker claims the fifth legislative council spot with just 98 votes in a region which recorded the lowest support for the issue

The Western Australian government is considering reforming its electoral system following a Seattle-based software engineer’s election to parliament with just 98 votes for the single issue Daylight Savings party – in a region which recorded the lowest support for the introduction of daylight savings time in four separate referendums.

Wilson Tucker claimed the fifth legislative council spot in the mining and pastoral region due to preference flows negotiated by micro-party broker and self-styled preference whisperer, Glenn Druery.

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