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An alternate election night Crikey drinking game

Guy Rundle has a pretty epic drinking game, or if you like your games slightly simpler (or don’t have parfait d’amour to hand), try this one …

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The paper, the poll and the almighty ACT stuff-up

Ahead of the ACT election, The Canberra Times called it as an easy Labor victory based on its “exclusive poll”. The poll was way out. So what went wrong?

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ABC to unleash citizen’s agenda at 2013 election

The ABC plans to revamp its campaign coverage at next year’s federal election following heavy criticism of the media’s performance during the 2010 campaign.

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Labor could be cycling toward its doom

The same pattern keeps repeating: a party wins government federally at the high point of its fortunes, then the tide starts to run out again and it loses seats at state level until eventually it loses federally as well and the cycle starts again.

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Antony Green: Farewell my ABC friends

A lovely obit from Antony Green to his friends and colleagues journalist Paul Lockyer, pilot Gary Ticehurst, cameraman John Bean and ABC executive Ian Carroll, the man who first gave Green a job and encouraged his special election software.

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Green: My love for the dead tally room

There is a romance about tally rooms, left over from the days of the old wooden tally board and a room buzzing with action. But these days the National Tally Room is just a backdrop for television networks, admits ABC’s election analyst Antony Green.

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Is it time for e-voting?

Psephologists are adamant that the uncertainty triggered by last Saturday’s electoral stalemate should not precipitate a move to federal computerised voting, even though the outcome of the count looks like it will not be known until next week.

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Predicting Election Dates by Sciencing them

The First Dog On The Moon way!

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The Worm, The Latte and the SBS Trilobite

Not even Antony Green can save us now!

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What do the SA/Tas results mean for Brumby and Rudd? Zilch.

Australia’s anointed political commentariat have been desperate to drain as much analytical mileage from the state election results as possible.

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Antony Green: A Higgins by-election preview

With Peter Costello retiring, his seat of Higgins will be up for grabs in a by-election. Antony Green wonks out on the polls and predictions: Will Labor field a candidate? Will Tim Costello run? Could we see a swing to the Greens?

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Freo by-election: the start of big things for the Greens

The Fremantle by-election was only the second time the Greens had won a state or federal lower house seat outside of Tasmania.

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Crikey’s favourite lookalikes

The best lookalikes of 2007.

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So close and yet so far…

Three electorates still remain on the Australian Electorate Commission’s list of close seats: McEwen, Longman and Flynn. These counts, however, could pale into insignificance if the Greens have their way and all three and a bit million Senate votes from Victoria get pawed over again, writes Christian Kerr.

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Political bite-sized meaty chunks

The Bali agenda … Dr Brendan pays the bills … Lookalikes …

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MacCormack: The cliffhanger that never hung

Most of us were braced for a close election night, a nail biting, down-to-the-wire, smoke-‘em’-if-you-got-‘em cliffhanger. It was never even close, writes David MacCormack.

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Sol Lebovic’s obsession with the late deciders

It’s starting to look as if Sol Lebovic, former head of Newspoll, has too much time on his hands since his retirement. The Australian has a habit of wheeling him out to give respectability to otherwise bizarre poll interpretations.

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Antony Green, the election wonk’s friend

Antony Green’s ABC 2007 Election Guide has hit the web, and as usual it contains most things you wanted to know but were afraid to ask - and more – including new bells and whistles.

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Crikey’s Weekend of Wonkery competition

Joy oh joy! Antony Green’s election calculator and masses of Newspoll results all appear on the same day. It’s time to settle down for a weekend of wonkery.

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John’s Party: An election night fantasy

Is this how polling day will play? Read Adelaide academic Glyn Evans’ election night imaginings.

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Crikey Says – 26 July, 2007

In your email edition today, we salute the 68th anniversary of the Prime Minister’s first public appearance with a thoughtful gift list compiled by Crikey readers. And many other things besides.

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