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The madness of King Peter

William BoweSep 3, 2004

Member for Wentworth Peter King will today announce if he intends to run for re-election as an independent against the man who defeated him for

As the crow flies

William BoweSep 2, 2004

The Advertiser today carries a poll of 558 South Australian voters showing the C

The godfather of poll

William BoweSep 1, 2004

Malcolm Mackerras emerged on Monday, as he always does at times like these, to deliver his curmudgeonly assessments of the state of play in

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Around the traps

William BoweSep 1, 2004

Various happenings around the place have prompted the first set of campaign updates for the House of Representatives election guide. To save you the effort:

The gospel according to Sol

William BoweAug 31, 2004

Election watchers with access to Sky News are advised to make a date at 9:30pm next Monday for The Gallery, a campaign chat show with a panel consisting of press gallery denizens Mal

Latham hits the front

William BoweAug 31, 2004

In an election campaign in which both sides have nominated trust and honesty as the major themes, the Poll Bludger got off to a poor start yesterday with his assertion that he had &q

Newspoll and Taverner

William BoweAug 31, 2004

The Coalition has bounced back from a horror result a fortnight ago in today's News

The short man in history

William BoweAug 30, 2004

With three consecutive election wins under his belt including one that delivered him one of the biggest parliamentary majorities in Australian history, it would seem safe to assume t

Crystal ball gazing

William BoweAug 30, 2004

The Poll Bludger has meticulously sifted through his House of Representatives election guide to determine the likely outcome in each of the 150 seats, which

And they’re off

William BoweAug 29, 2004

A bleary-eyed and hungover Poll Bludger awoke mid-afternoon to face the big news, that October 9 will indeed be the big day. The Senate however will sit as scheduled on Monday and Tu

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