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Federal Politics 2010-2013


An in-depth review of the Senate election situation in the Premier State.

Senate of the day: New South Wales

An in-depth review of the Senate election situation in the Premier State.

One of the most interesting sideshows of the coming electorate is the rural New South Wales seat of New England, where the Deputy Prime Minister is under threat from a former independent.

Seat du jour: New England

One of the most interesting sideshows of the coming electorate is the rural New South Wales seat of New England, where the Deputy Prime Minister is under threat from a former independent.

A thread for discussion of the final act of the Rudd-Gillard government, to be raked over this evening on ABC Television.

Killing time: part three

A thread for discussion of the final act of the Rudd-Gillard government, to be raked over this evening on ABC Television.

A thread for discussion of part two of the ABC's documentary on the life and times of the Rudd-Gillard-Rudd government.

Killing time: part two

A thread for discussion of part two of the ABC's documentary on the life and times of the Rudd-Gillard-Rudd government.

Stroll down memory lane with tonight's premiere of the ABC's warts-and-more-warts documentary on the short life and fast times of the Rudd-Gillard government.

Killing time

Stroll down memory lane with tonight's premiere of the ABC's warts-and-more-warts documentary on the short life and fast times of the Rudd-Gillard government.

This post will be progressively updated to follow the late counting in the undecided seat of Dobell.

Photo finishes: Dobell

This post will be progressively updated to follow the late counting in the undecided seat of Dobell.

The weekly Essential Research and Morgan results both detect a rise in support for the Greens, with Morgan finding Labor support coming off a little after successive strong results in previous weeks.

Morgan: 52-48 to Labor, Essential: 51-49 to Coalition

The weekly Essential Research and Morgan results both detect a rise in support for the Greens, with Morgan finding Labor support coming off a little after successive strong results in previous weeks.

Contrary to talk of stalled momentum for Kevin Rudd after a relatively weak Newspoll, a new Galaxy poll has Labor's primary vote with a four in front and a dead heat on two-party preferred.

Galaxy: 50-50

Contrary to talk of stalled momentum for Kevin Rudd after a relatively weak Newspoll, a new Galaxy poll has Labor's primary vote with a four in front and a dead heat on two-party preferred.

The Coalition pokes its nose in front after a strong showing in Newspoll and close results elsewhere.

BludgerTrack: 50.5-49.5 to Coalition

The Coalition pokes its nose in front after a strong showing in Newspoll and close results elsewhere.

Newspoll has the Coalition leading 52-48 after a dead heat a fortnight ago, but there's some encouragement for Labor in an extra question on asylum seeker policy.

Newspoll: 52-48 to Coalition

Newspoll has the Coalition leading 52-48 after a dead heat a fortnight ago, but there's some encouragement for Labor in an extra question on asylum seeker policy.