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Ballot Boxes

From the Collection of Stratford and District Historical Society Stratford Victoria

Description
Four wooden ballot boxes from the former Shire of Avon. All are locakable and have a small slit at the top for insertion of votes.

Three are painted green, two are similar and the third is different. One is varnished wood with dove-tailed corners.
Object Registration
04952.4VSFH
Keywords
local government, elections
Significance
The Ballot Box is an important icon for local government democracy. In most cases it is no longer in use, supplanted by postal voting.
Inscriptions & Markings
"2" painted in black on a green box, over a stamped "Avon Shire Council"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM