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Topic: 2019 federal election
Polling was flawed before 2019

Polling was flawed before 2019

Crikey on the issues facing modern polling and the failures of Australian infrastructure.

Angus Taylor’s year from hell

Angus Taylor’s year from hell

From Australia's 'watergate' scandal to becoming a meme, 2019 has been a horror year for Energy Minister Angus Taylor.

Can we trust Newspoll’s latest analysis?

Can we trust Newspoll’s latest analysis?

The pollster has placed the Coalition soundly ahead in its first analysis since the shock federal election result. But without an explanation of how its methods have changed since the election, will anybody believe it?

An incomplete list of tired excuses for not increasing Newstart

An incomplete list of tired excuses for not increasing Newstart

Scott Morrison and the Liberal Party seem hell-bent on keeping Newstart payments at an unlivable standard. But it's not just the Coalition holding payments back.

Who’s afraid of the upper-middle class?

Who’s afraid of the upper-middle class?

After the shock loss at the federal election, Labor is running scared. But backing away from a progressive tax agenda is a mistake.

How good is a mandate?

How good is a mandate?

The government has been quick to lean on 'the will of the people' when pressing Labor to greenlight new policies. But does it actually mean anything?

Congratulations, Australia: you played yourself

Congratulations, Australia: you played yourself

Crikey readers discuss the government's economic non-platform, the threat of mining to Queensland and Australia's privacy laws.

Wages will not rise under the Coalition

Wages will not rise under the Coalition

Crikey readers discuss the economic downturn, the state of the Senate and school funding

Senate preferences leave the left in tatters

Senate preferences leave the left in tatters

The Coalition has achieved a voting bloc so solid it may not even have to dirty its hands with One Nation.

The education divide proved decisive in Morrison’s election win

The education divide proved decisive in Morrison’s election win

Scott Morrison’s appeal to those with a lower level of education more than compensated for his lack of appeal to highly educated Australians.