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Victorian By-Elections


A deep look into the looming state by-elections for Northcote in Melbourne's inner north, where Labor is in danger of losing to the Greens, and three in New South Wales, including two where Shooters Fishers and Farmers can hope to repeat their coup against the Nationals in Orange last year.

New South Wales and Victorian state by-elections

A deep look into the looming state by-elections for Northcote in Melbourne's inner north, where Labor is in danger of losing to the Greens, and three in New South Wales, including two where Shooters Fishers and Farmers can hope to repeat their coup against the Nationals in Orange last year.

Live coverage of counting for two state by-elections being held today in safe conservative seats in western Victoria.

South-West Coast and Polwarth by-elections live

Live coverage of counting for two state by-elections being held today in safe conservative seats in western Victoria.

Challenges to the Liberals from the Nationals have added a certain amount of zest to two Victorian state by-elections being sat out by Labor.

South West Coast and Polwarth by-elections: October 31

Challenges to the Liberals from the Nationals have added a certain amount of zest to two Victorian state by-elections being sat out by Labor.

A quick run-through of today's by-election to choose a successor to former Victorian Nationals leader Peter Ryan, in which the Nationals are being challenged by the Liberals but not Labor.

Gippsland South by-election: overview and live coverage

A quick run-through of today's by-election to choose a successor to former Victorian Nationals leader Peter Ryan, in which the Nationals are being challenged by the Liberals but not Labor.

Live coverage of Victoria's Lyndhurst by-election, where anything other than a clear win for Labor's Martin Pakula will come as a rude shock for the party.

Lyndhurst by-election live

Live coverage of Victoria's Lyndhurst by-election, where anything other than a clear win for Labor's Martin Pakula will come as a rude shock for the party.

A by-election for a safe Labor Victorian state seat has not attracted a Liberal candidate, and there are no indications Labor's Martin Pakula will be troubled in his bid to move from the upper to the lower house.

Lyndhurst by-election: April 27

A by-election for a safe Labor Victorian state seat has not attracted a Liberal candidate, and there are no indications Labor's Martin Pakula will be troubled in his bid to move from the upper to the lower house.

Melbourne by-election live

# % Swing 2PP (proj.) Swing Ahmed (IND) 1160 4.2% Fenn (FFP) 830 3.0% Schorel-Hlavka (IND) 64 0.2% Nolte (IND) 1293 4.7% Perkins (IND) 140 0.5% Kanis (ALP) 9221 33.3% -2.3% 51.4% -4.8% Collyer (IND) 161 0.6% O’Connor (IND) 153 0.6% Murphy (DLP) 525 1.9% Toscano (IND) 205 0.7% Mayne (IND) 1308 4.7% Borland (IND) […]

Melbourne (state) by-election: July 21

NOTE: With less than a week to go until polling day, I have changed the time stamp on this post to return it to the top of the page. Wednesday, July 18 John Ferguson of The Australian reports the ReachTEL poll mentioned in the previous entry produced the following results on the primary vote, with […]

Niddrie by-election

UPDATE (6.07pm). With two booths counted, Ben Carroll is travelling nicely on 52.2 per cent, with the Sex Party (9.4 per cent) leading the Greens (8.6 per cent) for second place. The Queensland election is not the only electoral game in town tomorrow: voters in the north-western Melbourne suburbs seat of Niddrie, which covers suburbs […]

By-elections: Port Adelaide, Ramsay, Niddrie

I’ve been a bit lax on the by-election coverage front lately, so here’s a post for discussion of the forthcoming events, including tomorrow’s two South Australian by-elections which will as always be covered live on Poll Bludger tomorrow evening. All three are for safe (or reasonably safe) Labor seats and none will be contested by […]