January 29, 2018 3
In Australia's poorest state, Labor represents a default setting that voters gravitate back to after their infrequent acts of rebellion.
December 18, 2017 19
Both sides are busy spinning the weekend's byelection result, but the Liberals' claim to bragging rights is outwardly more compelling.
December 15, 2017 8
A win for Kristina Keneally tomorrow is a big ask -- but not without precedent.
December 4, 2017 17
Ultimately, the most satisfying explanations for the result are those that are most specific to the circumstances of the electorate and of Barnaby Joyce personally.
November 27, 2017 10
Yes, even Pauline Hanson.
November 20, 2017 15
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.
November 15, 2017 31
The marriage equality result is more intriguing for the ways it has failed to play to the culture war script.
September 18, 2017 37
For Shorten, voters appear reluctant to attribute any qualities to him at all, either good or bad.
July 24, 2017 15
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.
July 19, 2017 9
Another one bites the dust. Unfairly, as it turns out.