Australian Sports Party kicking goals into the Senate

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The Australian Sports Party is likely to be one of six micro parties to gain a seat into the Senate. Preference deals with other parties managed to ensure that even though the Australian Sports Party received less than 2000 primary votes, they are likely to secure a seat in the Senate.

So, should there be electoral reform in the way we elect the people who represent us? And can we expect even more micro-parties in three years time when we’re back in the voting booths?

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