Nerdjacking is back for 2017, bigger, better and jam packed full of nerdy and politicky goodness.

In this episode I’m joined by Ben as we discuss different voting systems. What are their advantages and disadvantages? Where are they used? Why do we have the system we do in Australia? Listen and find out.

I’m too full of Christmas ham to do any fact checking, so if anyone wants to tell me if the following are true, that would be bonza!

  • First past the post is popular because of low literacy levels.
  • How many US Electoral College voters there are.
  • The LNP in Queensland was established because of the ‘spoiler effect’.

Music credits to Strings and Blips by Adam Selzer and FAWM 8 by Damon Boucher. Enjoy