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NSW is expected to see a surge in online voting before the March 28 election – but for peace of mind, old-fashioned paper ballots are still hard to beat. Paul Miller/AAP

NSW’s online gamble: why internet and phone voting is too risky

The NSW election will be Australia's biggest test of electronic voting, with up to 250,000 votes set to be cast online or by phone. But many questions remain about the integrity and privacy of those votes.
Electoral Commissioner Ed Killesteyn has resigned following confirmation of a fresh senate poll in Western Australia. AAP

Electoral Commissioner quits after WA vote debacle

The Australian Electoral Commissioner, Ed Killesteyn, has resigned a day after confirmation that Western Australians will…

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