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21 Very Different Ways Aussies Filled Out Their Voting Forms

You fight for democracy and this is what you do with it.

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1. Australia's federal election was today, and people around the country visited their nearest public school to fill in their compulsory vote. Of course, everything didn't go ~quite~ as planned.

Someone ordered a kebab on their senate voting paper today. (Photo @facebook)

2. See, three years ago the Australian Electoral Commission let loose on Twitter that ballot papers will still be counted "even if there's a dick" on them. And this year people had fun.

Instagram: @stbabo

3. Dozens of people uploaded their votes to Instagram, including their own special take down the bottom.

Instagram: @maria_wolfy_

4. There were the mandatory dicks and balls.

Instagram: @meamdono
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11. Some people just drew cows ...

Instagram: @zbinlan

12. And others were off wishing they lived somewhere else.

Instagram: @michaelthedislocator
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14. This dude had a lot of time...

Instagram: @jtranquille
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17. And some people just didn't care at all.

19. And this guy knew exactly who he wanted.

Is this what you wanted me to do @Jan__Fran? Do hope @LeeLinChinSBS gets more votes than Harambe #ausvotes ...

20. The Australian Sex Party was given an appropriate number.

Instagram: @kelhandley10

21. And the Russell Coight for prime minister Facebook page got in its obligatory vote.

Facebook: russellcoightforpm