Oz voters share their spoiled ballots on Twitter

An Australian voter campaigns for Beyonce. Photo / Instagram
An Australian voter campaigns for Beyonce. Photo / Instagram

While the majority of voters in Saturday's federal election numbered their Senate and House of Representatives ballot papers correctly, others just couldn't help themselves. Social media was awash with photos of ballot papers - some complaining at the size, how they didn't fit into the voting booths, while others made fun of candidates names and drew pictures.

However the most popular trend, in the minutes people were crammed in their cardboard voting booths, was creating their own candidates in the election.

In a play on words for the Palmer United Party, this voter decided that singer Beyonce was a far better option
In a play on words for the Palmer United Party, this voter decided that singer Beyonce was a far better option

Harambe, the Cincinnatti zoo gorilla who was shot dead in May when a toddler fell into his enclosure was a popular option. One Twitter user referencing the slogan "Jobs, growth and justice for Harambe (the gorilla who died)".

While some included a list of kebab ingredients and selected their preferred options (beef, chicken, the lot, BBQ and chilli sauce). Another person hit out at a range of milk brands, selecting the option "I just want milk that tastes like real milk".

Another voter appealed to social media when they created a new box to select for popular Game of Thrones character John Snow.

Meanwhile, popular Game of Thrones character John Snow was an appealing option for plenty of voters
Meanwhile, popular Game of Thrones character John Snow was an appealing option for plenty of voters

Everyone got a mention - from Harry Potter's Severus Snape, Beyonce, the Canadian president Justin Trudeau, Hillary Clinton, Kramer from Seinfeld and former prime minister Bob Hawke.

Another voter decided they'd prefer to have the option of voting in Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau. Photo / Instagram
Another voter decided they'd prefer to have the option of voting in Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau. Photo / Instagram

Sports stars were also a popular choice, with voters selecting former AFL players, basketball stars and football players. One voter took the 'party' word quite literally, rating their favourite types of parties from 1-4, with a techno party coming out on top. Another voter jumped on board with the party theme, saying the only party he was interested in was drum and bass.

The voter only had one type of party on their mind, ranking their favourite type of party from 1-4 and selecting a techno party, after party, house party and dress up party as their preferred options. Photo / Instagram
The voter only had one type of party on their mind, ranking their favourite type of party from 1-4 and selecting a techno party, after party, house party and dress up party as their preferred options. Photo / Instagram

- Daily Mail

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