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Poll Bludger: a demoralised Springborg clings to false hope

Poll Bludger: a demoralised Springborg clings to false hope

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.

Why unpopular leaders win elections while fan favourites flounder

Why unpopular leaders win elections while fan favourites flounder

Unpopular leaders have a history of winning elections. So why do we bother with the preferred leader poll at all?

Who made that pendulum?

Who made that pendulum?

Crikey readers have their say on the inventor of the electoral pendulum, whether East West Link can be killed and whether Bernard Keane is being too flippant.

An alternate election night Crikey drinking game

An alternate election night Crikey drinking game

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 ...

The paper, the poll and the almighty ACT stuff-up

The paper, the poll and the almighty ACT stuff-up

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?

ABC to unleash citizen’s agenda at 2013 election

ABC to unleash citizen’s agenda at 2013 election

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.

Labor could be cycling toward its doom

Labor could be cycling toward its doom

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.

Antony Green: Farewell my ABC friends

Antony Green: Farewell my ABC friends

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.

Green: My love for the dead tally room

Green: My love for the dead tally room

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.

Is it time for e-voting?

Is it time for e-voting?

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.