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Paul Rodan

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2 Nov 2018

The polls aren’t looking good for Matthew Guy’s Liberals in Victoria.

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28 Jun 2016

Known unknowns – including the Nick Xenophon team’s election-day performance – make a precise prediction difficult. But the evidence points mainly one way

AS THIS extended election campaign nears its (possibly merciful) end, there is a commentariat consensus that Labor, while making some...

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21 Sep 2015

Malcolm Turnbull’s return to the Liberal leadership means the next election will be more like other first-term polls, but Labor has been seduced by the possibility of victory

One of the predictable consequences of Malcolm Turnbull’s triumph over Tony Abbott has been a...

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30 Jun 2014

What explains Victoria’s stubborn tendency to vote Labor in state and federal elections?

The prolific psephologist Peter Brent recently asked why, in electoral terms, Victoria is different from the other states. He cited Labor’s dominance of the state’s two-party-preferred vote in every federal...

19 Aug 2013

RECENT interview meltdowns by election candidates must make some voters wonder how people like this can secure preselection – or even consider putting themselves forward for public office – and whether this kind of ineptitude is a recent or longstanding phenomenon. A case certainly exists...

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