When you realise you’ll be 18 before this year’s election date, so you have to register to vote. But you don’t want to vote for either Labor or Liberal, because let’s be real here, you’re sick and tired of old white men (for the most part) governing a young nation.
Although there is so much drama associated with the US election, and actually getting to the main part of the election between your democratic front runner and your republican front runner, at least America has the freedom to get people who aren’t already in parliament, in the lower house, and in the political spotlight day after day, to have a chance to run for president.
But aussie elections are a lot more calm that being said.
I’m considering Donkey voting this year, because I would never live with myself if I knew I also helped get the Liberals in power for another year. Imagine more cuts to education. More stupid enquiries into systems that make society safe for communities. That doesn’t sit well with me.
I really want a young prime minister. Someone who’s born in the late 70s or early 80s. Someone who gets everyone’s struggles and can associate with all age groups. Imagine how good that would be.
Honestly, the NSGHS class of 2015 should come together and represent themselves as one person in a political party. We’d actually run Australia well.