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Abbott’s sizzling election day campaign… Spillard, the Elephant and Sausages.

August 21, 2010 by

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Abbott and his family toured all the marginal seats in Sydney this morning, with a grand 7am entrance at Queenscliff… complete in an apron, manning the tongs at a free sausage sizzle. There’s no denying the fear that’s coursing both the Liberals and the Labour party as we count down the hours to determining which […]

Who wants you to make an informed vote?

August 21, 2010 by

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So who wants you to make an informed decision? It seems Labor and Liberal don't want you to think about your vote. Their cards don't give you any more information than you need to vote exactly the way they want you to. And on closer inspection, one of the cards appears to be even more problematic.

Candidates work the booths in Gilmore

August 21, 2010 by

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Both the Liberal candidate Joanna Gash and ALP candidate Neil Reilly were out and about in Gilmore today, trying to persuade undecided voters to support them as they fought for the now notionally Labor seat. They were both saying it was going to be a close contest, despite polling yesterday saying it was going to […]

Dylan Bird in and around Dunkley

August 21, 2010 by

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Dunkley spans approximately 138 square kilometres from Seaford to the Mornington Peninsula, encompassing Langwarrin, Frankston and Skye in Melbourne’s outer southeast. The current MP, Liberal Bruce Billson, has held the seat since 1996, coming to power after boundaries were changed to include the traditionally conservative Mt Eliza in the electorate. The seat is currently listed as ‘marginal Liberal’ by the ABC’s Antony Green, requiring a swing of 4% against Billson to hand power to Labor’s Helen Constas. In the 2007 election, the Greens and Family First respectively attracted 7.8% and 2.6% of the primary vote.

The close election just got closer

August 21, 2010 by

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The final polls are showing today is really going to hang on a 'knife edge'. Both polls are too close to offer any real insight, other than reinforce the message that it is one of the closest elections in a long time. It really is anyone's guess who'll win today.

Electioneering the place to be tomorrow night!

August 20, 2010 by

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It's been a busy couple of weeks here at Electioneering, but there's still a few hours to go yet. While it's anyone's guess who will win tomorrow night, you can be sure that Electioneering will be providing coverage the whole time.