William BoweFeb 16, 20175 Comments
Micro-parties in Western Australia are making the most of a complicated system to harvest preferences, and it could be enough for some of the wackiest to get up.
William BoweFeb 13, 20176 Comments
Colin Barnett clearly thinks he can't win the 2017 Western Australian election without One Nation. But can the Liberals win the state with such toxic bedfellows?
William BoweFeb 7, 20179 Comments
Cory Bernardi is no Donald Trump, and he is not going to sweep in a conservative revolution.
William BoweFeb 2, 20171 Comment
WA Premier Colin Barnett is even being consistently trounced by Labor's McGowan in preferred premier polling, which usually favours the incumbent.
William BoweJan 31, 20171 Comment
And it could be the beginning of the end for two-party politics.
William BoweJan 27, 20178 Comments
One Nation is making a concerted push ahead of the WA election in March. Could Pauline Hanson's party hold the balance of power in the upper house?
William BoweJan 20, 20176 Comments
Mike Baird's shock resignation raises questions about whether likely new premier Gladys Berejiklian can win the state at the next election.
William BoweJan 19, 20177 Comments
The highest concentrations of those on unemployment benefits tend to be in low-income areas of the big cities and remote regions with high indigenous populations. I.e. not seats the Coalition is ever likely to win.
William BoweJan 16, 201711 Comments
Pauline Hanson's latest breakthrough came on Friday, when Steve Dickson defected from the Liberal National Party.