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Polling booth volunteers play a great role in our political system

BEHIND the din and bustle of the battle that is the election campaign, there’s a silent army trudging towards next Saturday.

They’re the thousands of volunteers, of all political parties, who’ll be handing out how to vote cards at polling booths throughout Queensland.

They’re the folk who’ve already been prepared to embarrass themselves by wearing T-shirts with bold slogans while handing out flyers to bemused shoppers…

Sallyanne Atkinson is Chair (Qld) of Barton Deakin and a former Brisbane Lord Mayor

Sallyanne Atkinson, The Courier Mail, 29 January 2015. The full article can be accessed here.