Counting votes, the Wright way

I wrote a piece for Crikey today about senate electoral reform, and how we need to look seriously at changing the counting method.

There’s been an awful lot of attention on the Australian Electoral Commission lately. In the wake of entirely unknown candidates getting catapulted into the Senate, Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters is currently conducting an inquiry into the conduct of the 2013 election, and every man and his dog has an opinion on what needs to change...

Read the whole thing over at Crikey [paywalled]