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.
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.
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.
# % 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) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]