Dog Registers to Vote

A real gem of a story this… A bloke a little frustrated with the state of his local government registered his dog Toby to vote (occupation: rodent catcher) and was gobsmacked when the papers came through confirming his furry friend's right to vote!

No country, no matter how developed, can afford to be complacent about their voting system. Even if the counting process is fairly robust, the voter registration and authentication is often fairly weak. Countries who inherited their systems from the UK (New Zealand, Australia, Canada etc) need to be especially alert to authentication issues as we have very week checks here.

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