William Bowe September 12, 2016 7 Comments
The result is all the more remarkable for having been achieved after a second "get Clover" initiative.
Sally Whyte June 9, 2016 1 Comment
When does a party have to include disclosure? Why can't ads use footage of Parliament? And where do dank memes fit in?
Charles Richardson October 15, 2015 7 Comments
Why not make things properly simple, and get rid of preferences entirely for Senate voting?
Crikey Intern March 25, 2015 5 Comments
There are an extraordinary 394 candidates for 21 seats in NSW's Legislative Council this year. What if every voter carefully considered and ranked them all in order of preference? Brihony Tulloch investigates.
William Bowe January 28, 2015 4 Comments
Both major parties, and some of the minor parties too, are manipulating the optional preferential voting system to secure seats.
William Bowe October 6, 2014 13 Comments
Proposed changes to the preferential voting system could just create an even bigger, even less manageable Senate crossbench for the Abbott government.
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?
Helen Razer June 12, 2014 21 Comments
You think Ricky Muir came out of that interview looking bad? Think again. Willesee's interview was a wake for late modernism, with politics and journalism both emerging distinctly tarnished.
Crikey May 26, 2014 4 Comments
The major parties are fired up about electoral reform in Queensland. But guess who benefits? The major parties, of course. Anthony Pink, data analyst and returning officer for the Queensland Greens, explains.
William Bowe May 12, 2014 14 Comments
After the debacle of the Senate election last year, Parliament is looking at changing the way Australians vote. And for once, the changes actually make a good deal of sense.