Facebook Google Menu Linkedin lock Pinterest Search Twitter

William Bowe

Advertisement

William Bowe — Editor of The Poll Bludger

William Bowe

Editor of The Poll Bludger

William Bowe is a Perth-based election analyst and occasional teacher of political science. His blog, The Poll Bludger, is one of the most heavily trafficked forums for online discussion of Australian politics, and joined the Crikey stable in 2008.

Latest

Poll Bludger: what the hell is going on in Herbert?

Poll Bludger: what the hell is going on in Herbert?

William BoweJul 20, 20161 Comment

How is it that we still don't know which candidate has won the Queensland seat of Herbert?

Poll Bludger: Turnbull won seats that Abbott never would

Poll Bludger: Turnbull won seats that Abbott never would

William BoweJul 18, 20166 Comments

Despite his struggles, the modern and moderate image projected by Turnbull did hit home with important voter cohorts.

Poll Bludger: crunching numbers for the new Senate

Poll Bludger: crunching numbers for the new Senate

William BoweJul 12, 20162 Comments

Who's in, who's out.

Voting reform brought in a Senate as unmanageable as Australia itself

Voting reform brought in a Senate as unmanageable as Australia itself

William BoweJul 11, 20166 Comments

Pauline Hanson might have got in anyway, but the high number of independents and crossbenchers is down to Turnbull.

Poll Bludger: the seats that hang in the balance

Poll Bludger: the seats that hang in the balance

William BoweJul 4, 20164 Comments

Crunching the numbers, seat-by-seat, is a hung parliament really all that "likely"?

Election 2016: what we know so far

Election 2016: what we know so far

William BoweJul 3, 20162 Comments

A hung parliament is the most likely outcome, and the Senate is an absolute mess.

Poll Bludger: the seats to watch at your election party, as they come in

Poll Bludger: the seats to watch at your election party, as they come in

William BoweJul 1, 20167 Comments

From Page to New England, Batman to Mayo -- here are the seats that will determine the election, in the order they will be called.

Poll Bludger: what the Senate will look like after the election

Poll Bludger: what the Senate will look like after the election

William BoweJun 30, 20169 Comments

The crossbench looks set to be very slightly more manageable from a Coalition perspective.

Will disenchanted voters catch the NXT wave, or will Xenophon wipe out?

Will disenchanted voters catch the NXT wave, or will Xenophon wipe out?

William BoweJun 28, 2016

All around the globe, voters are turning to minor parties and political outsiders as a reaction against stale mainstream politics. Can Nick Xenophon ride this wave in Australia?

Poll Bludger: WA beckons, Labor heeds the call

Poll Bludger: WA beckons, Labor heeds the call

William BoweJun 22, 2016

Polls have emerged during the campaign showing WA seats Cowan and Burt going down to the wire.

https://www.crikey.com.au/2016/06/22/labor-ramps-up-its-wa-election-campaign/ == https://www.crikey.com.au/free-trial/==https://www.crikey.com.au/subscribe/

Show popup

Telling you what the others don't. FREE for 21 days.

Free Trial form on Pop Up

Free Trial form on Pop Up
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.