Greens Leader Adam Bandt announced today that the Greens would preference Labor ahead of the Liberals across the country. Greens Local and State branches finalised preference recommendations for how-to-vote cards this week ahead of early voting polling booths opening on May 9.
Greens how-to-vote cards, that recommend preferences, will recommend a preference for Labor above the Coalition and place other right wing parties last. The Greens will also recommend a preference for climate independents in key Liberal held seats.
In the Senate the Greens will also recommend preferences to progressive candidates and Labor.
Door knocking with volunteers in his electorate of Melbourne today, Mr Bandt also reminded voters that they decide where to put their preferences, not political parties.
The Greens are running in 151 seats across the country and Greens preferences will be critical in many key marginal seats.
The Greens will preference Labor over the Liberals.
This election, we need to kick the Coalition out.
If you follow the Greens’ how-to-vote you’ll be helping kick Scott Morrison out & your preferences will go to Labor.https://t.co/ZBlAGUgIRR
Quotes attributable to Greens Leader Adam Bandt:
“At this election everyone should Vote  Greens to kick the Liberals out and put the Greens in the balance of power to push the next government to act on the climate crisis, get dental and mental health into Medicare and build affordable housing.
“People can safely vote Greens knowing they’ll kick Scott Morrison out and their preferences will go to Labor. If you follow the Greens’ how-to-vote card, your preferences will go to Labor.
“Across the country Greens how-to-vote cards will recommend preferencing Labor ahead of Scott Morrison and the Coalition.
“The Greens have put the Coalition, Palmer’s United Australia Party, One Nation and other extreme right wing parties last across Australia.”
“In a number of Liberal seats, we’re recommending people vote  Greens then preference an independent.
“Voters get to decide where their preferences go, not political parties, but if you vote Greens and follow our how-to-vote card you will be helping kick Scott Morrison out.”
Learn More: greens.org.au/preferences