The Queensland LNP's new leader Lawrence Springborg hopes to prevent Annastacia Palaszczuk from forming government by triggering a byelection in the Labor-won seat of Ferny Grove.
Unpopular leaders have a history of winning elections. So why do we bother with the preferred leader poll at all?
Guy Rundle has a pretty epic drinking game, or if you like your games slightly simpler (or don't have parfait d'amour to hand), try this one ...
Ahead of the ACT election, The Canberra Times called it as an easy Labor victory based on its "exclusive poll". The poll was way out. So what went wrong?
The ABC plans to revamp its campaign coverage at next year's federal election following heavy criticism of the media's performance during the 2010 campaign.
The same pattern keeps repeating: a party wins government federally at the high point of its fortunes, then the tide starts to run out again and it loses seats at state level until eventually it loses federally as well and the cycle starts again.
A lovely obit from Antony Green to his friends and colleagues journalist Paul Lockyer, pilot Gary Ticehurst, cameraman John Bean and ABC executive Ian Carroll, the man who first gave Green a job and encouraged his special election software.
There is a romance about tally rooms, left over from the days of the old wooden tally board and a room buzzing with action. But these days the National Tally Room is just a backdrop for television networks, admits ABC's election analyst Antony Green.
Psephologists are adamant that the uncertainty triggered by last Saturday’s electoral stalemate should not precipitate a move to federal computerised voting, even though the outcome of the count looks like it will not be known until next week.