The Liberal Party can't afford to take these constituencies for granted anymore. But what does it mean to be a "Liberal" seat now anyway?
Even Liberal MPs have admitted an ample share of the blame, of which there was much to go around, lay at the feet of Scott Morrison's much-invoked "muppet show".
Malcolm Turnbull may have suffered a massive setback in recent polling. But it had nothing to do with the NEG backflip. And Turnbull is still more popular than any other would-be PM in the Coalition.
Where do Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberals really sit after the carnage of Super Saturday? It depends which way you read the polling.
Labor is obviously happy with its victories in the Super Saturday byelections, but the Liberals aren't the only party with some soul searching to do.
It will say nothing good about Shorten’s electoral appeal if either Longman or Braddon falls to the conservatives tomorrow. However, a bit of perspective never goes astray.
Leyonhjelm, Palmer, Bernardi — with so many right-of-centre micro-parties playing musical chairs, who will end up with a seat once the music stops?
After falling to Labor with the rout of Colin Barnett's government in March 2017, the Perth fringe seat of Darling Range has returned to the Liberal fold.
Few were prepared for the announcement yesterday that five upcoming byelections would be held on the day of Labor's national conference.