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Poll Bludger: Greens inner-urban insurgency claims another Labor stronghold

William Bowe November 20, 2017 15 Comments

With the Greens now laying claim to three state lower house seats in both New South Wales and Victoria, the next question is whether they can gain a seat in the Queensland parliament on Saturday.

Poll Bludger: the surprising patterns in marriage equality voting behaviour

William Bowe November 15, 2017 31 Comments

The marriage equality result is more intriguing for the ways it has failed to play to the culture war script.

The No. 1 person keeping Malcolm Turnbull in The Lodge is … Bill Shorten

William Bowe September 18, 2017 37 Comments

For Shorten, voters appear reluctant to attribute any qualities to him at all, either good or bad.

Poll Bludger: are the Greens cooked?

William Bowe July 24, 2017 15 Comments

The Greens can be confident they have their seats in Victoria and Tasmania locked down for years to come. But every other state is a crapshoot from here.

Poll Bludger: section 44 is a sticky wicket in need of reform

William Bowe July 19, 2017 9 Comments

Another one bites the dust Unfairly, as it turns out.

Poll Bludger: voters return in droves to the One Nation bandwagon

William Bowe June 19, 2017 7 Comments

After all the controversy of the past couple of months, there has been a curious resurgence in support for Pauline Hanson's One Nation.

Poll Bludger: why Qld Labor backed Adani’s coal mine despite voter backlash

William Bowe June 7, 2017 10 Comments

Adani's wildly controversial $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland is the latest in a long line of issues putting Labor at risk of dividing two key supporter bases.

Poll Bludger: do swinging voters even pay attention to the budget?

William Bowe May 17, 2017 1 Comment

And is the fabled "post-budget bounce" a real thing?

Poll Bludger: despite shifting public attitudes on abortion, criminalisation remains in Qld, NSW

William Bowe May 15, 2017 11 Comments

To the extent that abortion’s technical status as a criminal offence remains, it's clearly the case that the law is running behind public opinion.

Credlin is wrong: Tony Abbott was not more popular with women than Turnbull

William Bowe May 5, 2017 5 Comments

Despite Peta Credlin's claims, Tony Abbott's "woman problem" was real. And Turnbull is, on the whole, more popular with female voters.