William BoweJun 19, 20177 Comments
After all the controversy of the past couple of months, there has been a curious resurgence in support for Pauline Hanson's One Nation.
William BoweJun 14, 201710 Comments
It's no longer so much a matter of rich versus poor, as old versus young, as the voting patterns from the recent UK general election suggest.
William BoweJun 7, 201710 Comments
Adani's wildly controversial $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland is the latest in a long line of issues putting Labor at risk of dividing two key supporter bases.
William BoweJun 2, 20175 Comments
The latest polls actually have Labour within cooee of the Tories, thanks to a huge surge in support among young people for Jeremy Corbyn's party. But will the young actually turn out and vote?
William BoweMay 17, 20171 Comment
And is the fabled "post-budget bounce" a real thing?
William BoweMay 15, 201711 Comments
To the extent that abortion’s technical status as a criminal offence remains, it's clearly the case that the law is running behind public opinion.
William BoweMay 9, 20172 Comments
The next federal election is two years away, but Malcolm Turnbull has a pretty good incentive to turn around his dismal Newspoll figures right now with a kinder, gentler budget.
William BoweMay 5, 20175 Comments
Despite Peta Credlin's claims, Tony Abbott's "woman problem" was real. And Turnbull is, on the whole, more popular with female voters.
William BoweMay 1, 20174 Comments
The prospect of a One Nation crossbench delivering power to the LNP in Queensland is rapidly diminishing.
William BoweApr 26, 201714 Comments
Cory Bernardi was headed for electoral disaster with his one-man Australian Conservative band. But with the help of Family First, he could become a force to be reckoned with.