- Oct 17, 2000
- AFL Club
- Brisbane Lions
- Other Teams
- Fitzroy Football Club
So a court would have to establish that the proxy votes were fraudulent. How would they do this? Bill Guest's action may not have been strictly ethical, but how were they illegal? Is it illegal for a non-Melbourne supporter to join the club as a voting member? Are proxy votes illegal? Supporters of other clubs joined the Brisbane Lions in the premiership years to increase their chances of picking up a Grand Final ticket.On the grounds that the yes vote was manipulated with fraudulent proxy votes
How would a court establish this?and that MFC members were disenfranchised and unable to exercise their right to vote.
'Wouldn't have taken much'? How would they prove the Demon Alternative's claims?Considering the margins were so thin it wouldn't have taken much for the challenge to prove both if these factors led to the yes vote getting up