Islands in the Storm? Responses to Foreign Electoral Interference in Australia and New Zealand

Posted: 19 Mar 2020

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Graeme D. Orr

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

Andrew Geddis

Faculty of Law, University of Otago

Date Written: February 25, 2020

Abstract

Australia and New Zealand share much in common that is relevant to the question of foreign interference in their democratic elections. This paper examines how each nation has confronted this question, what legislative steps it has taken in response to it, and what future challenges it faces.

Keywords: foreign interference, electoral law, election funding

JEL Classification: K00, K39, K42

Suggested Citation

Orr, Graeme and Geddis, Andrew, Islands in the Storm? Responses to Foreign Electoral Interference in Australia and New Zealand (February 25, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3543865 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3543865

Graeme Orr

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law ( email )

The University of Queensland
St Lucia
4072 Brisbane, Queensland 4072
Australia

Andrew Geddis (Contact Author)

Faculty of Law, University of Otago ( email )

PO Box 56
Dunedin North
Dunedin, 9016
New Zealand

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