Compulsory voting

Just wondering how many people would vote is it wasn't compulsory?
I go to a booth do my vote, then go to another booth & do my mum's vote.
In a democracy, I think it should be voluntary.
Would you vote if you didn't have to?
I know I wouldn't. It makes no difference anyway, with all the back room deals regarding preference votes.
Interested in your thoughts.

Last reply: 24th Jun 2019 / 13 replies / Post by 3lions



Posted by: 3lions
Posted on: 10th Apr 2019

3lions says: I can say in (my opinion) 100% it makes no difference.
They all promise you they'll do this & never follow through.
They are giving people like my mum a OAP (old age pensioner) $75 One off payment towards her electricity bill.
Just so happens this will happen before the election. Trying to but votes from older Australians. A lot of younger people surveyed didn't even know who the Prime minister was. So don't hang ya hat on this generation voting because of policies. If it's not on anti social media. They wouldn't have a clue!
My opinion again. Could surely don't believe what they say & vote accordingly?

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