July 26, 2016 3
Unusually, voters were thinking more about health and Medicare than the economy on July 2, this week's Essential Report shows.
June 29, 2016 2
There were far more mentions of Tony Abbott and Kevin Rudd during a much shorter campaign than there have been of Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten.
February 13, 2015 52
Abbott's campaign for government was always a Trojan horse packed with policies to resuscitate the old culture wars and economic austerity. And we, the Australian people, voted for him. An angry Aussie expat explains.
March 5, 2014 10
Are new rules needed to stop multiple voters from undermining Australian elections? Not according to the local and international evidence, writes Jennifer Rayner at Inside Story.
February 19, 2014 4
Western Australians get another crack at the Senate election, and their dissatisfaction with the Abbott government is likely to translate into a win for the Left. But will it matter for the Abbott government?
February 7, 2014 8
The "independent review" of the WikiLeaks Party's disastrous preference allocations is in, and is mostly complaints about how a proper review couldn't be done.
December 11, 2013 6
An inquiry into how the AEC managed to lose critical votes has laid the blame squarely at the feet of the Electoral Commissioner. But there is plenty to go around.
December 2, 2013 1
The final results are in on the 2013 federal election -- so which pollster was closest to the mark? Our crack analyst crunches the numbers to produce some surprising results.
November 27, 2013 12
Media types love Twitter, and octogenarian media mogul Rupert Murdoch is certainly no stranger to the format. Freelance writer Farz Edraki asks: how powerful is Murdoch on Twitter, really?
November 22, 2013 1
A loophole that allows the same person to serve as the registered officer for more than one political party is likely to be closed.