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Queensland Election 2015


An account of the electoral and constitutional situation in Queensland, most of it cribbed from Professor Graeme Orr.

Queensland election endgame

An account of the electoral and constitutional situation in Queensland, most of it cribbed from Professor Graeme Orr.

Slowly over the course of the coming week, we will learn if Labor has scrambled over the line for a parliamentary majority. Follow the action day-by-day on this post.

Queensland election late counting

Slowly over the course of the coming week, we will learn if Labor has scrambled over the line for a parliamentary majority. Follow the action day-by-day on this post.

How a dramatic change in the behaviour of minor party and independent preferences powered Labor to the cusp of victory in Queensland, plus results broken down by region.

What happened

How a dramatic change in the behaviour of minor party and independent preferences powered Labor to the cusp of victory in Queensland, plus results broken down by region.

Live coverage of the count for the Queensland election.

Queensland election live

Live coverage of the count for the Queensland election.

An epic Queensland election day overview encompassing late polling, seat result modelling, seats to watch (i.e. most of them), and a big colourful map.

Newspoll, Galaxy and ReachTEL: 52-48 to LNP; Galaxy: 55-45 to Labor in Ashgrove

An epic Queensland election day overview encompassing late polling, seat result modelling, seats to watch (i.e. most of them), and a big colourful map.

A calm-before-the-storm post, ahead of a flood of late polling to hit us this evening, followed tomorrow by the only poll that matters.

Queensland election minus one day

A calm-before-the-storm post, ahead of a flood of late polling to hit us this evening, followed tomorrow by the only poll that matters.

A new poll finds Campbell Newman in desperate straits in the race for his seat of Ashgrove.

ReachTEL: 54-46 to Labor in Ashgrove

A new poll finds Campbell Newman in desperate straits in the race for his seat of Ashgrove.

Tide yourself over in the calm before the late-campaign polling storm with an assemblage of campaign bits and pieces compiled from news media reportage.

Queensland election minus three days

Tide yourself over in the calm before the late-campaign polling storm with an assemblage of campaign bits and pieces compiled from news media reportage.

A new result for Newspoll provides Labor with a great headline, but as a small-sample poll with a combined result for three very disparate electorates, it's very hard to say how much it might mean.

Newspoll: Cairns, Ipswich West and Keppel poll

A new result for Newspoll provides Labor with a great headline, but as a small-sample poll with a combined result for three very disparate electorates, it's very hard to say how much it might mean.

After a dead heat in a ReachTEL poll conducted on the evening the election was announced, a second poll for the Seven Network finds the Liberal National Party moving ahead.

ReachTEL: 52-48 to LNP in Queensland

After a dead heat in a ReachTEL poll conducted on the evening the election was announced, a second poll for the Seven Network finds the Liberal National Party moving ahead.