BTN (Behind The News) – Electorates

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4473632.htm

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1. At election time, people vote for the ______________ who are running in their________________
2. What is an electorate?
3. How many federal electorates are there in Australia?
4. How many square kilometres does the electorate of Grayndler
cover?
5. Which is the largest electorate in Australia? How many square kilometres does it cover?
6. How are electorates worked out?
7. Who are electorates named after?
8. What is a safe seat?
9. Why do politicians spend a lot of time campaigning in marginal seats?
https://intmap.vec.vic.gov.au/#/ElectorateLookup
What electorate are you in?
Now select your local council button as well. Are both shaded areas the same? Explain.

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