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Election Eve live-chat: 2pm today

Join the Crikey Team, plus commentators including William Bowe, Possum Comitatus, Charles Richardson, Greg Barns, Peter Tucker, Michael Jacobs and more, here from 2pm today (1.30pm SA time) to wonk out over tomorrow’s Tasmanian and South Australian elections.


The pundits predict tomorrow’s polls

With one day until voters cast their ballots in tomorrow’s Tasmanian and South Australian elections, the papers are calling for the ALP to be returned in both states, although the pollsters are predicting it won’t be quite that simple. Here’s how the pundits reckon it will all play out, and what it will mean for […]


Election Eve editorials

It’s the eve of the South Australian and Tasmanian state elections, and time for the papers to engage in the time-honoured tradition of telling their readers for whom to vote. In SA, both The Oz and Advertiser are calling for voters to look beyond Mike Rann’s… colourful personal life and vote for him over rising […]


Citizens Against Michael Atkinson: censored by Facebook?

by Crikey reader Raul Aguilera As of 6am on the 16/03/2010, I was no longer the founder of the Facebook group “Citizens Against Michael Atkinson”, which had seen unprecedented support from young South Australian voters.


Tasmania: Beware the “eco-terrorism” dirty tricks brigade

As the last week of 2010 election campaign gets dirty, Bob Burton reflects on the saga of the Black River ‘bomb’ that was mysteriously found on railway tracks adjoining a log yard in north west Tasmania two days before the March 1993 federal election.