Townsville Regional Parliament student election

From 3 - 5 September 2019, primary and high school students in the Townsville region got to see democracy in action!

They attended the regional sitting of the Queensland Parliament in North Queensland and voted in an election conducted by the ECQ on the best thing to do on the weekend.

The ballot papers were flown back to ECQ headquarters in Brisbane for counting and the results are IN!!

The winner is...HAVE A SLEEP OVER!!!

In second place PLAY SPORT, third GO TO THE MOVIES and fourth READ A BOOK.

Thanks to the 1,245 students who voted using the full preferential system.

They recorded an impressive informality rate of 2.8%!

Check out the full preference count sheet PDF (0.23 MB) or the official results page here.

The winner is have a sleep over