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From pies to sledgehammers: why the rest of Australia should care about the stunt-heavy ACT election – The Guardian

The ACT is the guinea pig of Australia – where it goes, the rest of the country often follows

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In the shadows of the national spotlight, one of Australias most important elections is playing out.
No. Not that one. The other one. The Australian Capital Territory. Home to Australias most progressive electors, where, on Saturday, a mostly politically engaged population will learn who will lead them until 2024.
At 37 days, its been a long campaign. By the time its final hours rolled around, close to 60% of voters had already cast their vote. Another 10% opted for a postal vote. The result o…

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