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Topic: 2019 federal election
Senator Bridget McKenzie (Image: AAP/Peter Rae)

Rorters, take note. Buying votes is tempting but it doesn’t seem to work

The sports grants affair stands testament not just to the deviousness of much of the political class, but also to its egotism

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Get off your high horse, Labor — your bushfire policies leave a lot to be desired

Labor has been quick to call out the Coalition's response to the fires. Have they really earned that right?

Is Facebook really committed to combating fake news?

Facebook says it's taking the war on fake news seriously... but that it shouldn't be expected to.

(Image: AAP/Tracey Nearmy)

Was the writing on the wall for Labor?

Crikey readers respond to Guy Rundle's dissection of the Labor election post-mortem. Many readers think the answers aren't complicated, some think the problems go deeper, and others believe that the ALP isn't the truly dysfunctional party in the room.

Who reviewed the Labor review?

The 91-page report has given every pundit and politician enough room to argue a point.

Bill Shorten concedes defeat. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Election review reminds us that nobody does failure like Labor

Labor's long-awaited review into its 2019 election defeat is a masterclass of how not to run a campaign, revealing a seemingly impossible level of disorganisation behind the scenes. But hey, it looks nice.

Scott Morrison with Liberal MP Gladys Liu. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Liberals’ election signage stunt hits a nerve

Crikey readers discuss the eligibility of the Liberal Party's electoral victory following revelations of its misleading AEC poster stunt. Plus drought-relief welfare and the government's short-sighted approach to nation building programs.

Federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese. (Image: AAP/Albert Perez)

Nice try, but Labor needs to decide what it really stands for

Unless Labor's leaders do some more significant soul-searching than superficial posturing on jobs, then they're heading for a repeat of 2019.

A Liberal Party digital marketing image from the lead-up to the 2019 election (Image: Liberal Party)

Can Morrison’s ‘digital gurus’ save Boris Johnson?

The strategists credited with the Liberal Party's digital wins at the election are taking their skills to the beleaguered UK Tories.