Elections

Report

12 Mar 2019
3

This paper argues that it is more than likely that the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA), headed by Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party , will be returned to office, albeit with a reduced majority.

Guide

7 Mar 2019
93

This guide provides brief background information about digital technology in relation to the electoral system, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), and the Parliament.

Report

25 Feb 2019
4

This paper provides a comprehensive set of statistical tables regarding the 2016 Federal election held on 2 July 2016 and updates the Senate tables, previously published in the papers Federal election 2016 (initial results) and Federal election 2016—Reissue (showing the 2017 special counts in Western...

Discussion paper

15 Feb 2019
3

On 3 April 2019, the people of Solomon Islands will go to the polls to elect their representatives in the national parliament for the next four years, but the outcome of the 2019 national election will not change the core challenges facing Solomon Islands.

Commentary

13 Feb 2019
14

James Murphy examines whether life is too easy for MPs representing this well-heeled Melbourne electorate.

Website

11 Feb 2019
512

An updated, January 2019, listing and summary of 18 topics the Liberal Party has identified as key topics for policy and political action.

Report

1 Jan 2019
5

On May 21st 2019, Malawi will hold its tripartite elections, where voters will vote for the President, Members of Parliament and local Councillors. 2019 will also mark the 25 years of multiparty politics in Malawi since the one-party regime presided by Hastings Kamuzu Banda came...

Report

17 Dec 2018
485

With the benefit of the full data set, this report delivers in-depth analysis of the US 2016 Election interference effort of the expansive Internet Research Agency (IRA) operation.

Report

17 Dec 2018
54

Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA) launched an extended attack on the United States by using computational propaganda to misinform and polarize US voters. This report provides the first major analysis of this attack based on data provided by social media firms to the Senate Select...

Commentary

14 Dec 2018
16

Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, has come out of the election with the upper hand against the Legislative Council’s crowded crossbench.

Report

5 Dec 2018
12

This report addresses the remainder of the issues from the 2016 election. It looks at the effects of the double dissolution election and the Senate voting reforms. With the voting reform measures proving successful, the report considers the need for improvements to the count methodology...

Guide

28 Nov 2018
22

This guide summarises the often complex funding and disclosure laws federally, and in each Australian state and territory. These laws regulate who can make and receive political donations, how and when those donations must be disclosed, how much money political parties can spend on election...

Commentary

25 Nov 2018
15

Federal and state factors interacted yesterday, but not in the way you might think, writes Peter Brent.

Guide

20 Nov 2018
28

During the caretaker period, the business of government continues and ordinary matters of administration still need to be addressed.

Commentary

12 Nov 2018
6

Fijians go to the polls this week in only the second general election since a 2006 coup in which the current prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, seized power.

Commentary

2 Nov 2018
14

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

Discussion paper

8 Oct 2018
4

This paper draws on data from the new Samoa Election Results database to highlight salient features and trends in Samoa’s electoral history.

Report

4 Oct 2018
119

This study is one of the largest analyses to date on how fake news spread on Twitter both during and after the 2016 U.S election campaign.

Commentary

21 Sep 2018
12

Are the old days of majority government coming to an end?

Policy report

13 Sep 2018
331

The policy initiatives outlined in this document will provide every council and federal member with the opportunity to deliver tangible outcomes to every community in Australia.

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