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What's up with the vote Down Under?
By Daniel DE CARTERET
Sydney, May 16, 2019 (AFP) - From "democracy sausages" to "donkey votes", here are a few things to know about Australia's May 18 election:
Australians have to vote. It's compulsory, meaning more than 90 percent of all eligible voters -- around 17 million people -- usually make their voice heard.
The task is made more palatable by the prospect of avoiding an Aus$20 (US$14) fine and snagging a "democracy sausage", cooked at one ...