CrikeyFeb 15, 2017
Not as bad as conservatives would have you believe.
Stephen MayneFeb 2, 20174 Comments
The financial services sector has been revealed as the most generous industry for Australia’s political parties in the 2015-16 donations data.
Bernard KeaneFeb 1, 20174 Comments
Careful how you interpret the latest political donations figures -- the reporting system is so bad, it's almost impossible to keep a proper eye on the major political parties.
Nov 23, 20168 Comments
Constitutional rules surrounding Australian elections represent centuries-old British legal language and morality. And they should be done away with.
Jul 15, 20166 Comments
A company at the very heart of the China's draconian security regime is helping guard our ballot papers, courtesy of a contract with the Australian Electoral Commission, write Bernard Keane and Asher Wolf.
Jul 11, 20164 Comments
The new Senate ballot counting process is efficient, but is it transparent? An anonymous election technology expert explains how the process works.
Bernard KeaneJul 8, 201624 Comments
We're waiting for the election result, waiting to see when Malcolm Turnbull develops an agenda, or gets rolled, and we've been waiting for years, always waiting for the next thing in politics that never arrives.
CrikeyJul 8, 20163 Comments
Votes lost ... premierships won ... Fairfax v Fairfax ...
Jul 5, 201616 Comments
Keen to avoid a repeat of the 2013 WA Senate debacle, the AEC is using digital scanning technology. But unfortunately we will not know the results for a very long time, write Myriam Robin and Josh Taylor.