Category Archives: Psephology

Senate Voting Reform. Don’t Listen To Me

Most of what you read about Senate reform will be self-interested, or at least biased. That includes anything I could say. Not so much because of benefits to the Greens, although that is part of the story. Mostly, however out … Continue reading

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The Bernardi Shuffle? This Time It’s Different

The release of Senator Cory Bernardi’s book (check out the reviews here) has set social media on fire. Calling Bernardi’s office to ask for advice on the which hair colour to choose or coffee to buy is the latest craze. … Continue reading

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A Very Bad Start

I set out my reasons for thinking that Abbott would not gain a majority in his own right at the next election in a previous post. At that stage he wasn’t experiencing a honeymoon in the polls, but they had … Continue reading

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Western Australia Senate Election

Three options are open to the Court of Disputed Returns in regard to the Western Australian Senate election. They could confirm the original result giving the last two positions to Palmer and Labor, the final count could be allowed to … Continue reading

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One Term Government?

Even before the election I started thinking about a post about why I thought the chances were pretty high that Abbott would lose the election in 2016. Various things got in the way of me writing it, and what at … Continue reading

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Anal Sex and the Fight Against Global Warming (no, not about birth control)

Most US elections are held in even numbered years, but some states and cities insist on bucking the trend. Normally, in the year following presidential elections there are three big contests that dominate the news, for the governors of Virginia … Continue reading

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Two Strange and Significant Elections For Climate Change

Most US elections are held in even numbered years, but some states and cities insist on bucking the trend. Normally, in the year following presidential elections there are three big contests that dominate the news, for the governors of Virginia … Continue reading

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