Voting rules leave some with COVID unable to participate in federal election

By Miriam Webber
Updated May 19 2022 - 6:31am, first published 6:30am
Matt Allen has been told he won't be able to vote in the federal election. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The Australian Electoral Commission has told a Canberra man who fell ill with COVID on Monday he is unable to cast a vote in the upcoming election, owing to rules around registering for postal and phone voting.

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