For the first time ever young Australians have the opportunity to cast vote in a simulated online federal election between 9-12 August via Google’s “Student Voice 2010” – the federal election as voted by under-18s. “We’ve adopted standards and processes from the Australian Electoral Commission to make this as real an experience as possible,” stated Google. Here’s a YouTube address from Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Leader of the Greens Senator Bob Brown:
Also, Aussie Googlers in their “20% time” launched, google.com.au/election2010, to connect Australians with electoral information about “election, parties, and political issues” on Google Map.
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