How Tim Storer voted compared to someone who believes that the federal government should change section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act so that the words "insult", "offend", "humiliate" are replaced with the word "harass"

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21st Mar 2018, 4:20 PM – Senate Motions - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Condemn Turnbull Government

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The majority voted against this motion, which means it failed.

Motion text

That the Senate—

(a) notes that:

(i) 21 March 2018 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and

(ii) racial discrimination is still prevalent in Australia, and that it has significant impacts on community harmony, as well as people's health and wellbeing;

(b) condemns the Turnbull Government for:

(i) trying to water down the hate speech provisions of the Racial Discrimination Act,

(ii) engaging in a racist campaign against African communities in Victoria, and

(iii) seeking to prioritise white South African farmers in the humanitarian and migration program on the basis of their race; and

(c) recognises that political leaders have a responsibility to stand up for multiculturalism and against racial discrimination.

absent No Not passed by a small majority

How "never voted" is worked out

Normally a person's votes count towards a score which is used to work out a simple phrase to summarise their position on a policy. However in this case Tim Storer was absent during all divisions for this policy. So, it's impossible to say anything concrete other than that they have "never voted" on this policy.