Australian Sex Party the AEC's latest scalp
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By // 10:06, Thursday 7 May 2015

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THE AUSTRALIAN Electoral Commission has continued its recent clean-up of political registrations with the revocation of the Australian Sex Party’s federal party status.

Above: Benjamin Staggard, who stood in McMillan for the Sex Party in 2013. Image: supplied.

In a statement online, the AEC said the party had failed to meet the minimum of 500 registered members required to registered as a party. The party was deregistered on Monday.

The party first stood a candidate, Ben Staggard, in the local federal seat of McMillan in 2013, achieving 2.31 per cent of the vote. (Click here to read more)


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The deregistration comes after both the Australian Democrats and the Democratic Labour Party were both crossed from the books for the same reason last month.

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