Pollsters now face a serious challenge in restoring their credibility, and there is no indication this can be accomplished with existing methods.
In the wake of a shock election result, the public have been left wondering how the polls got it so wrong — and if we can rely on them in the future.
It would take something special for the Coalition to win it from here. Still, the fog of war is thick enough that the full range of possibilities needs to be countenanced.
Some pundits swear by the idea the betting markets are a stronger indicator of an upcoming election's outcome than any polling. But how does it work?
A veteran ALP pollster has some advice for Bill Shorten: you need a message if you want to cut through to swing voters before Saturday.
Polls and on-the-ground intelligence suggests Labor will fall over the line on Saturday, but it should have sealed the deal ages ago.
Crikey readers discuss the federal budget, fiscal policy and problems with election polls.
You may think that unanimity across the results of multiple two-party preferred polls would mean they must be accurate, but you'd be wrong.
Suddenly Clive Palmer has displaced Pauline Hanson as the tribune of discontented Queensland voters. The polling basis for that is thin indeed — but Palmer's technique is a last-minute ad blitz that has shifted votes before and could do it again.