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How the early voting boom is dramatically changing Australian elections

How the early voting boom is dramatically changing Australian elections

With huge numbers of people opting for pre-poll votes, election campaigns are growing bigger, messier, and more expensive. Is it worth the trade-off?

The seats that blew the Libs out of the water

The seats that blew the Libs out of the water

Some of the worst results corresponded with the electorates of federal MPs who helped bring the party to its present state by backing Peter Dutton's bid for the leadership.

Victoria votes: marginal seats to watch in Saturday's poll

Victoria votes: marginal seats to watch in Saturday's poll

From Ripon to the Latrobe Valley: the places around Victoria we expect to be most hotly contested in Saturday's Victorian election.

While others abandon preference whispering, Victoria persists

While others abandon preference whispering, Victoria persists

Victorian Labor has been fairly consistent in its reticence to let go of group voting tickets.

An election analyst's guide to the US midterms

An election analyst's guide to the US midterms

These may be the most newsworthy midterms in recent memory. Here's everything you need to know.

Insurgent Greens are the real threat to Labor in Victoria

Insurgent Greens are the real threat to Labor in Victoria

With the Liberals down and out, the Greens represent the real challenge for Labor at the November 24 state election.

How Phelps' Wentworth triumph was almost thwarted

How Phelps' Wentworth triumph was almost thwarted

The chaos of the Wentworth byelection result reveals that Australia is yet to catch up to the new era of pre-polling.

The curtain rises on Wentworth and it should be one hell of a show

The curtain rises on Wentworth and it should be one hell of a show

Here's where things currently stand for key candidates Kerryn Phelps, Tim Murray and Dave Sharma.

Is Morrison's agility enough to get the Liberals over the line?

Is Morrison's agility enough to get the Liberals over the line?

Scott Morrison is moving much faster to deal with crises than Malcolm Turnbull — but the problem for the Liberals is that crises keep erupting.

Libs' gender problems could hurt them in majority-female Wentworth

Libs' gender problems could hurt them in majority-female Wentworth

What the Liberals clearly needed in Wentworth was a locally well-connected woman. Instead, they got a bloke from out of town.