ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Baby Food for Public Managers

November 8, 1969 system, preferences are distributed if no candidate wins more than half the votes that the ruling coalition will have enough seats to retain power. The preferences of the voters who voted for the fourth most important political party, the Democratic Labour Party, have in most cases gone to candidates of the coalition. By themselves the Liberals and the Country Party have together polled less than 48.5 per cent of the votes. The Labour Party has thus emerged as a much bigger political force and its return to power in 1972 is now regarded by many as a distinct probability. In any event, it will have a very good majority in the Senate next year and this will give it the capacity to fight the Government's legislative programme with greater vigour.

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