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Byron Shire
December 1, 2022

Plebiscite or referendum? How about a pleberendum?

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I have just invented the pleberendum.

Every electorate sets up a LAN for optional citizen voting on legislation to be put before the house, ie: an electoral plebiscite.

The results of each electoral plebiscite then determine how that electoral member MUST vote in parliament,

A simple majority in the house, then determines the enactment, or not, of the legislation: ie, a referendum of the electorates (no two-thirds majority necessary.)

It can work and gives the people a direct input into legislation: no party line; no lobbyists; no politicians’ self interest.

Anthony Plesko, Ballina


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