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Oakeshott, Rudd & Hunt unite in ‘Dome of Conscience’

September 2, 2010 by

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Whilst the ‘Dome of Conscience’ may sound like a tardis type contraption, it was only a few years back that many thought it was the magic bullet in the quest towards parliamentary honesty and transparent debate. The now deal breaker MP Robert Oakeshott was on board, as was current Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage Greg Hunt. Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was also involved and voted on the site, before winning Government in 2007. With such a list of names supporting the project, it’s a wonder what happened.

Blogger v. journalist: my election night escapades

August 25, 2010 by

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My election day was a long one that started with some unsuccessful vox popping before I moved on to slightly more effective pollie chasing. My Saturday began in hometown Wollongong at my local polling booth and before I knew it I was in the car and rolling on down to Canberra. Attempting to edit an […]

Over and out, it’s ‘too close to call’

August 22, 2010 by

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The Tally Room tonight was a hive of activity tonight. Pollies here, journos there. Eyes were glued to screens as people tweeted and followed the action online. Ironically it was easier to keep up to date by staying online than wandering the Tally Room tonight.

Wyatt Roy to become youngest MP

August 21, 2010 by

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Wyatt Roy is set to become the youngest ever Australian to be elected to parliament.

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 […]

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.