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Poll Bludger: Libs’ election hopes hinge on the grey vote

Poll Bludger: Libs’ election hopes hinge on the grey vote

If the Liberals are going to take the fight to Labor at the next federal election, they're going to need to put the grey vote front and centre of their election strategy.

Poll Bludger: intergenerational war is the new class conflict in the UK

Poll Bludger: intergenerational war is the new class conflict in the UK

It's no longer so much a matter of rich versus poor, as old versus young, as the voting patterns from the recent UK general election suggest.

Informal votes could have swung the election

Informal votes could have swung the election

Informal voting is exacerbated by poor voter education.

It’s time to vote online

It’s time to vote online

There are no good reasons left to vote by pencil.

Sydney voting changes not the ICAC distraction Baird was hoping for

Sydney voting changes not the ICAC distraction Baird was hoping for

NSW Premier Mike Baird's plans to bring City of Sydney in line with City of Melbourne haven't quite worked out.

The ‘electoral reform’ song and dance in Queensland

The ‘electoral reform’ song and dance in Queensland

The major parties are fired up about electoral reform in Queensland. But guess who benefits? The major parties, of course. Anthony Pink, data analyst and returning officer for the Queensland Greens, explains.

A vote in every polling booth

A vote in every polling booth

Crikey readers talk the catch-22 of the unemployed and what the AEC should ask about voting.

Long days, no pizza, widespread mistakes: AEC staff speak out

Long days, no pizza, widespread mistakes: AEC staff speak out

It's no surprise mistakes were made in counting votes on election night, according to the Electoral Commission workers who spoke to Sally Whyte. They were overworked, undertrained and standards were slipping.

Say no to e-voting: defending the pencils of democracy

Say no to e-voting: defending the pencils of democracy

Electronic voting is clumsy, frustrating and open to manipulation and fraud. We'll take our trusty old pencils, thanks.