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The Abbott government is wooing South Australia this week with an eye on the next federal election and the prospect of Nick Xenophon nominating candidates for the lower house. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Antony Green's Election Blog
Draft state electoral boundaries have been released for Western Australia and I have now finalised my analysis of their political impact. Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
Background on swings at past Federal by-elections, since 1901 and more specifically since 1983. Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
Details on the causes and timing of Australian Federal by-elections 1992-2015 Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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Could the resignation from the Country Liberals of NT Speaker Kezia Purick bring on an early Northern Territory election? Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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Over the last three decades there has been a ten-fold increase in the proportion of electors voting before polling day at NSW elections. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
Support for No Land Tax was so low at the 2015 NSW election that its support can largely be explained by informal voting and two ballot paper variables. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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Is an early election possible, and could it be a double dissolution? Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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What are the likely political consequences of proposed changes to the Senate's electoral system Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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With decision time approaching on changing the Senate's electoral system, what lessons can we learn from the NSW Legislative Council election on 28 March. Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
Draft electoral boundaries for the NT legislative Assembly have been released this morning. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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Given problems encountered in the conduct of the 2013 Senate election, there are a number of proposals being put forward for changing the Senate's electoral system. Before writing on those proposals, I thought it worth setting out how the Senate's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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There have been around 35 indicative or non-constitutional referendum held in Australia since 1901. Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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The passing of the referendum on same-sex marriage shows a remarkable shift in Irish social attitudes since the 1980s. Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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Which are the key seats that will decide the UK election. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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A guide to Australians wanting to follow the UK election count on Friday 8 May AEST. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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With less than a week to go till polling day in the United Kingdom, the chances of either side forming majority government are looking increasingly remote. For months the polls have shown a consistent picture of the Conservatives and Labour... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
Should MPs and Senators be Allowed to Register Political Parties. Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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With polls picking an no clear winner for the May 7 UK election, the electoral system may yet play a part in helping Labour win more seats than the Conservatives. Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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A summary of the final lower house results for the NSW election, plus analysis of preferences and a new electoral pendulum. Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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New figures indicate that the Coalition is still favoured to win 10 Legislative Council seats but the gap is narrowing. Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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Could the Legislative Council election yet be voided because of an error with iVote? Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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Preliminary figures from the NSW Legislative Council election reveal that iVote has an even larger 'donkey vote' than traditional paper ballot papers. Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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Draft electoral boundaries have been released for the 2016 ACT election, implementing the increase in the size of the Assembly from 17 to 25 members. Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
An update on the count in Ballina and Lismore. Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Antony Green's Election Blog
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