William Bowe July 7, 2014 5 Comments
Questions are being asked about the transparency of the Australian Electoral Commission, with the AEC refusing to open its vote-counting software to public scrutiny. Does the AEC have a reason to be so secretive?
Bernard Keane May 28, 2014 7 Comments
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has been pinged uploading partisan material in potential breach of the Electoral Act, Labor's John Faulkner has found.
Patrick Baume April 16, 2014 1 Comment
Are voters really turning against the Abbott government? The polls say yes, but there might be something bigger at play here.
Crikey April 14, 2014 7 Comments
There's been plenty of talk on the system of preferential voting in the wake of the Western Australian election rerun. But mathematics masters student Casey Briggs says we should focus on the method of counting itself.
Crikey April 10, 2014 13 Comments
Should Sir Obeid keep his OAM? ... lean EBA for AAP ... Bob Carr's pajama fiasco ...
Patrick Baume April 9, 2014
The ICAC hearing and WA Senate do-over kept party leaders at the forefront of political discussion across the country.
Crikey April 8, 2014 1 Comment
Crikey readers talk the difficulty of selling climate change and why we need to lay off the Labor Party.
Crikey April 8, 2014 12 Comments
Julia Gillard has turned her hand to film reviewing... and other media tidbits of the day.
Bernard Keane April 7, 2014 18 Comments
The WA senate byelection on the weekend has produced three very different, and symbolic, examples of current trends in Australian politics. Some of it is good, but much of it is ugly politicking.
William Bowe April 7, 2014 19 Comments
The major parties had an unprecedented 58% of the vote in a clear sign voters are looking for alternatives. The Greens, who outspent Labor and the Coalition, were big winners, as was Palmer United.