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Poll Bludger: in spite of itself, One Nation holds sway in WA's upper house

Poll Bludger: in spite of itself, One Nation holds sway in WA's upper house

William BoweMar 27, 2017

After a shambolic campaign, One Nation still holds considerable influence in the WA house of review.

How One Nation disendorsed WA candidates who didn't strictly toe the party line

How One Nation disendorsed WA candidates who didn't strictly toe the party line

Tom RavlicMar 24, 2017

Transcripts of One Nation's letters and emails to candidates reveal the party's strange, authoritarian inner workings.

Poll Bludger: Western Australian Liberals in recovery after election drubbing

Poll Bludger: Western Australian Liberals in recovery after election drubbing

William BoweMar 22, 20174 Comments

The party's 22 elected members now face an uphill battle to stage an electoral comeback.

Disendorsed One Nation candidates unleash on Hanson and Ashby

Disendorsed One Nation candidates unleash on Hanson and Ashby

Josh TaylorMar 20, 201710 Comments

Two WA candidates disendorsed by Pauline Hanson and James Ashby for criticising the Liberal preferencing deal have slammed the party as fallout continues.

Which Labor faction will control Western Australia?

Which Labor faction will control Western Australia?

Ben ChieflyMar 14, 2017

After years of factional fighting, will the Right or the Left control the majority of the cabinet in the new McGowan government? Labor insider Ben Chiefly asks the question.

The one election promise Mark McGowan should break immediately

The one election promise Mark McGowan should break immediately

John MenadueMar 14, 201718 Comments

Mark McGowan should quickly move to increase royalties on the mining companies, writes former head of Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet John Menadue.

Poll Bludger: good news for One Nation, bad news for WA Labor, unless ...

Poll Bludger: good news for One Nation, bad news for WA Labor, unless ...

William BoweMar 14, 20172 Comments

Will Mark McGowan's young WA state Labor government be able to introduce the reforms necessary to purge the upper house of wacky micro-parties?

Even Turnbull haters agree, WA election was Barnett's loss

Even Turnbull haters agree, WA election was Barnett's loss

Emily WatkinsMar 13, 20173 Comments

The Australian begged Sandgropers to give Colin Barnett another chance, and Andrew Bolt thinks Malcolm Turnbull didn't do enough to save him. But pretty much everyone agrees, WA was just sick of the damn Liberals.

Rundle: jumpin' around with One Nation and the micros at the election after-party

Guy RundleMar 13, 201718 Comments

The sweaty crush around La Hanson, dozens of bodies in orange "One Nation" T-shirts ... Welcome to the Micro-Parties Party.

Ditch a One Nation deal now, Malcolm

Ditch a One Nation deal now, Malcolm

Bernard KeaneMar 13, 201715 Comments

The WA election campaign illustrates the problem of linking yourself to Pauline Hanson -- she'll suck the oxygen out of your ability to deliver a message.

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