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Poll Bludger: the winners and losers from upcoming electoral boundary changes

Poll Bludger: the winners and losers from upcoming electoral boundary changes

On top of the easily quantifiable impacts on party margins and seat shares, the changes will disrupt the major parties by disturbing finely calibrated balances of factional power.

Critical seats for Palaszczuk government

Critical seats for Palaszczuk government

Post redistribution, no area is more critical for the Palaszczuk government than the Gold Coast, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

Poll Bludger: is there something deeper going on in NT gerrymander?

Poll Bludger: is there something deeper going on in NT gerrymander?

The problem of electoral boundaries, and its potential solution.

Poll Bludger: panicked pollies scramble for seats as electoral lines shift

Poll Bludger: panicked pollies scramble for seats as electoral lines shift

The AEC's decision to cut the number of House of Representative seats has started an uneasy game of musical chairs.

Why the ‘wrong’ party could win SA’s state election

Why the ‘wrong’ party could win SA’s state election

South Australia has tried to ensure its electoral boundaries are fair to ensure the majority party wins government. But it does not always work out that way.

A game for political wonks

A game for political wonks

Ever wanted to redraw political boundaries in your own name? An online game allows you to do it, and teaches how gerrymandering can have such a poisonous effect on democracy, says Ben Raue.

How many seats does the Coalition need to to win?

How many seats does the Coalition need to to win?

Pollsters like Roy Morgan seem to be getting confused over what's already a Liberal seat and what's a marginal seat and how many are needed. Charles Richardson explains the facts.

The 2010 Federal Election Pendulum

The 2010 Federal Election Pendulum

With the new NSW electoral boundaries finalised, ABC poll master Antony Green has the new pendulum, predicting five Liberal seats will fall to the ALP.

Poll Bludger: NSW redraw redrawn

Poll Bludger: NSW redraw redrawn

William Bowe looks at the redistribution of New South Wales' federal election boundaries.

Possum: Swings and misses in the new pendulum

Possum: Swings and misses in the new pendulum

Possum Comitatus looks at the new federal election pendulum. While the electoral system still slightly favours the Coalition, even after the redistributions, it would need a swing of 2.3% to win government.