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Poll Bludger: WA Liberals starting to sweat

Poll Bludger: WA Liberals starting to sweat

Poll Bludger February 24, 2017

There are two weeks to go in the 2017 Western Australian election, and so far the Liberals are not having any luck convincing voters that more of the same is what they really want.

Poll Bludger: can Luke Foley woo NSW voters in under three months?

Poll Bludger: can Luke Foley woo NSW voters in under three months?

Poll Bludger January 7, 2015 4 Comments

Being a state opposition leader is a tough job, and you're just as likely to be shunned by your colleagues as you are voters.

Think below the line: electoral reform for the Senate

Think below the line: electoral reform for the Senate

Poll Bludger April 28, 2014

The major parties are reportedly considering an interesting new approach to Senate electoral reform: denying you your right to have your preferences distributed if you haven't chosen the right party.

Poll Bludger’s Griffth byelection live blog

Poll Bludger February 9, 2014

William Bowe's blow-by-blow coverage of the byelection in Kevin Rudd's former seat.

Poll Bludger’s guide to the Griffith byelection

Poll Bludger’s guide to the Griffith byelection

Poll Bludger February 5, 2014

The race to fill Kevin Rudd's former seat is heating up, with the Liberals enthusiastic about their chances.

Redcliffe goes back to the polls

Redcliffe goes back to the polls

Poll Bludger November 20, 2013

With disgraced MP Scott Driscoll resigning from Queensland parliament, the electorate of Redcliffe is set for a byelection. Will the LNP keep the seat?

Poll Bludger: what’s in store for the Griffith byelection

Poll Bludger: what’s in store for the Griffith byelection

Poll Bludger November 14, 2013

With Kevin Rudd stepping down, residents of the Brisbane electorate of Griffith are set to go back to the polls. What can they expect?

WA Senate votes: a Poll Bludger updates

WA Senate votes: a Poll Bludger updates

Poll Bludger November 4, 2013

What on earth is happening with the Western Australia Senate votes? William Bowe combs through the evidence.

Senate round-up: Tasmania and the Northern Territory

Senate round-up: Tasmania and the Northern Territory

Poll Bludger September 26, 2013

Tassie has a Palmer United Party senator, and the NT has the first indigenous female parliamentarian.

Déjà vu: opinion polls echo the 2010 election

Déjà vu: opinion polls echo the 2010 election

Poll Bludger July 31, 2013

Labor and the Coalition are neck-and-neck in the polls, as support for the government continues to fall.