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Federal Politics 2010-2013

Senate of the day: New South Wales

Senate of the day: New South Wales

William BoweJun 24, 201614 Comments

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

Seat du jour: New England

William BoweMay 2, 2016

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.

Killing time: part three

William BoweJun 23, 2015110 Comments

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 two

William BoweJun 16, 2015194 Comments

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

William BoweJun 9, 2015151 Comments

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.

Photo finishes: Dobell

William BoweSep 8, 20133 Comments

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

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

William BoweJul 29, 20131830 Comments

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.

Galaxy: 50-50

William BoweJul 27, 20132216 Comments

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.

BludgerTrack: 50.5-49.5 to Coalition

William BoweJul 24, 20133515 Comments

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

Newspoll: 52-48 to Coalition

William BoweJul 22, 20131143 Comments

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.