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Poll Bludger: why Greens win federally, but struggle in Vic

The Greens are polling well in the lead up to the Victorian state election, but the party has always struggled to turn strong polling into lower house seats.

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Labor-Greens contest turns nasty in People’s Republic of Northcote

Things are hotting up in the northern Melbourne seat of Northcote — and even a federal MP is getting involved. Crikey Victorian election correspondent Dan Moss reports.

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Shifting alliances and bitter distrust as Vic preference deals go down to the wire

Will the Sex Party preference the Greens? Do the Cyclists like the Rock’n’Roll party? Crikey Victorian election correspondent Dan Moss investigates the complicated web of preference deals.

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Labor and Greens should get together and feel all right

There are plenty of examples overseas of a Green party aligning itself with a Left-leaning party in order to focus on the real enemy: conservatives.

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Labor and the Greens play Deal or No Deal in Victoria

Labor and the Greens are so hellbent on destroying each other that neither is keeping an eye on who the real enemy is, writes Daniel Scoullar, communications consultant and member of the Victorian Greens’ state council.

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Media briefs: no more Big Ideas … sexy dead tree editions … Bolt endorses Sat Paper …

How many stories about a single sex survey can you fit into the one edition of a newspaper? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Three-way manjam in the fight for Prahran

Liberal backbencher Clem Newton-Brown is well-liked and seen as effective in the seat of Prahran. So why do Labor and the Greens think they can take it from him? Crikey Victorian election correspondent Dan Moss reports.

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‘Suck it up, comrades’: young Whitlam would have been a Green today

Sorry Labor, the Greens are the modern-day heirs to Gough Whitlam’s legacy, writes NSW Greens convenor Hall Greenland.

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Why the Greens are eating the ALP’s lunch: a tale of two trivia nights

Labor is relying on direct mail-outs and TV spots, but the Greens’ grassroots approach could give the minor party a swag of inner-Melbourne seats.

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Will NSW Labor snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in byelections?

Two NSW byelections on October 25 will mark a defining point for NSW Labor. Is the ALP returning to form, or is its leader John Robertson holding it back?

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Poll Bludger: Abbott, for your own sake, don’t feed the micro-parties

Proposed changes to the preferential voting system could just create an even bigger, even less manageable Senate crossbench for the Abbott government.

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Poll Bludger: war is good business for the Greens

As Labor falls in line with the Coalition on Iraq, the Greens pick up support among doves.

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Rundle: Victorian Greens optimistic, but rumblings beneath the surface

The Victorian Greens are polling well and hope to take out more than one seat at this year’s state poll. But where to concentrate finite resources?

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Poll Bludger: Greens riding high in WA

Labor is comfortably ahead on a two-party preferred basis, and the latest Newspoll results show support for minor parties blossoming in Western Australia.

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Governments giving with one hand, taking with the other

Crikey readers have their say on aged care, Fairfax, the Greens and stamp duty.

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Country for old men? A parliamentary snapshot

Which political party is full of spring chickens, and which is moving gracefully into later years? Are our senators older or younger than our lower house MPs? Crikey intern Jake Stevens takes a look at the demographics of our august chambers.

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The ‘electoral reform’ song and dance in Queensland

The major parties are fired up about electoral reform in Queensland. But guess who benefits? The major parties, of course. Anthony Pink, data analyst and returning officer for the Queensland Greens, explains.

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Ian Plimer takes on the ‘totalitarian’ greens in latest book

Ian Plimer is a highly influential climate sceptic. His new book, via a Ballarat-based Catholic-aligned publisher, takes on the environmental movement. Will Tony Abbott read it?

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A truly democratic Labor Party

Crikey readers talk the future of the Labor Party, whether our government acts in our national interest, and a Greens v Fairfax spat.

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Media briefs: Greens’ ad pulled … Sat Paper expands … Bard B-day …

The Greens say The Sydney Morning Herald pulled their ad because of bias. The paper’s editors say the ad muddled advertising and editorial. Plus other media tidbits …

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Tips and rumours

Greens showdown over party reform … Transfield v Serco for immigration centres? … Barry’s new career …

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Palmer, Ludlam … and pot? Who can win the Senate in the wild west

The recall Western Australian Senate election is effectively a race for three seats — and Clive Palmer will probably decide it one way or another. Crikey’s polling analyst previews the race.

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Imagine there were proportional representation in your parliament …

Is there a fairer way to decide who represents us in parliament? Proportional representation is one solution. Matthew Brown crunches the numbers to see just what that would look like.

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Saville’s Shout: Balmain preselection … Biennale boycott stupidity …

Things are hotting up for preselection for the NSW state seat of Balmain — just a year before the election.

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WA Senate vote: minor parties eye preference deals — again

The minor parties will again play a key roll in the recall election in Western Australia. The wheeling and dealing could have a big impact on who ends up in the Senate come July.

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