Since I last posted about this, I’ve published eight more guides, with the links listed below:
Articles from The Tally Room
I’m very pleased to plug a new book that has just been published from ANU Press about the 2016 federal election entitled Double Disillusion.
The book will be available in hard copy and is also available as a free download.
Australian federal electorates follow a fairly unique naming convention. Australian state seats are named after geographic locations, which is also common for national electorates in Canada, the UK and New Zealand, while electoral districts in the United States are generally given numerical names.
I’ve finished making Google Earth maps for the draft federal boundaries for Victoria and the ACT, and they are now available for download:
11:45 – The AEC is promising to release the draft electoral boundaries for the ACT and Victoria around ‘lunchtime’ or ‘midday’. I’ll be posting my analysis of those boundaries here as quickly as possible, prioritising calculating primary vote and 2PP by seat. Stay tuned.
Since last week’s post, I have published seven more guides. This includes the next five most marginal federal seats, as well as one donor request each for the Victorian and NSW state elections.
The federal seats are:
As flagged earlier this week, I’ve now started work on the guides to the next federal election, along with the upcoming state elections in New South Wales and Victoria.
I threw it open to those people donating to my Patreon to nominate seats they wished to see prioritised, and I had 13 responses. I’ve written all these guides, and I’ll post their links below so you can all have a read over the coming weekend.
Now that the elections of March are mostly concluded, I’ve shifted my focus to my guides to the federal election and the state elections in Victoria and New South Wales.
There won’t be many elections in the next few months, so the front page of this website may look quiet, but there’ll be a lot of work going on in the background.
I’m going to start picking seats to profile, and I’ll be doing weekly posts listing all the guides posted in that week.
Tasmania’s Legislative Council is elected by a unique voting system, with a small proportion of the fifteen seats up for election every year, with the entire state voting over the course of a six-year cycle.
This is quite a long analysis of the SA Best performance at yesterday’s state election. If you stick with it I’ve included a chart comparing SA Best to the Nick Xenophon Team in 2016, and at the end there’s a map! Enjoy.