Billionaire political aspirant Clive Palmer is continuing his push for electoral reform, claiming there is evidence of voter fraud.

With just 36 votes separating him and his closest opponent in the seat of Fairfax, it is still unclear if Mr Palmer will be entering the Federal Parliament when it returns later this year.

The electoral commission is now reviewing the distribution of preferences in Fairfax, before starting a recount.

"There was (sic) 768 votes more in the House of Representatives found in one of the ballot boxes than there was in the Senate, right?" Mr Palmer told ABC Radio's AM.

"You don't need identification to vote.

"Secondly, they initial the ballot paper before they issue them, someone from the AEC, and we've got a suspicion a lot of ballot papers are not valid.

"Thirdly when you're given a ballot paper, you're given a pencil. Why have a pencil? Why not have it in ink? You have a pencil if you want to rub something out.

"They're not suggestions, they're facts."

Mr Palmer says the process by its very nature is open to abuse, even though there is no evidence on the public record of voter fraud.

"It does mean it's open to abuse. The evidence we've got, which I didn't continue with, indicates there's been fraud."

He says the Australian Electoral Commission arrangements would not pass muster if put to international scrutiny.

"It indicates it's not a proper process, it wouldn't get through a United Nations election standard," he said.

Mr Palmer says he may take the final result in Fairfax to the High Court's Court of Disputed Returns, although he does not have much confidence in the court.

"The Court of Disputed Returns operates under an act of parliament which restricts it," he said.

"One of the restrictions is that it doesn't have access to the ballot papers. Can you believe that? You have a Court of Disputed Returns, which cannot call (for) the ballot papers if it wants to examine them."

He says if he does eventually win the election in Fairfax he will be taking his concerns and thoughts about voting to Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

"Well, we'll just see what happens. I think Tony Abbott's a fair person. I think the concern's we've raised are fair."


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