Don’t worry Sean, no one ever gets prosecuted

Pie aficionado and former TOP PR man Sean Plunket is in a spot of bother.

Well, not really, no one ever gets prosecuted for electoral law breaches:

The Electoral Commission is looking into complaints about a tweet sent on election day by The Opportunities Party’s communications adviser Sean Plunket.

Mr Plunket sent a tweet on election day saying “hoping everyone remembers to put on a top before going out to vote, when it’s cold, two tops”.

The Opportunities Party is also known as TOP and the Electoral Act prohibits campaigning of any kind on election day.

The Electoral Commission said it was still looking into the complaints.

Mr Plunket declined to comment when contacted by RNZ.

I bet he did comment, but it was unprintable.

Still, no bother, no one has ever been prosecuted after a referral from the Electoral Commission.


-Radio NZ

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

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He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

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