AEC says second prepolling venue with better accessibility will open this weekend after floods interrupted ‘plan after plan’Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesRead our latest election briefing and listen to today’s campaign catchup podcastGuardian Australia’s full federal election coverageGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe Australian Electoral Commission is scrambling to secure more voting locations in flood-ravaged Lismore after residents raised concerns that just one prepolling site, which has accessibility issues, is open.Residents also called for better communication from the AEC to tell people that their usual polling place may have been “washed away” in the floods, and to help them find a new location to vote at in the 21 May election.
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