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Miranda results wrap

October 20, 2013 - 11:31 -- Admin

Last night’s result was very dramatic, and something most people weren’t expecting.

Miranda isn’t exactly strong Labor territory, and the massive 22% swing in 2011 seemed to indicate a reversion to form for an area that’s mostly contained in the federal seat of Cook, a very safe Liberal seat.

Labor leadership: Shorten wins

October 13, 2013 - 14:57 -- Admin

The ALP has just announced the result of the Labor leadership election – the first election that gave a say to members.

Overall, Bill Shorten won a large majority amongst MPs, while Anthony Albanese won a large majority amongst members. Shorten’s majority in the caucus was larger, and that produced a 52.02% majority.

Miranda by-election guide

October 8, 2013 - 10:15 -- Admin

miranda1-2ppA by-election will be held in the NSW state seat of Miranda on 19 October. Miranda covers parts of the Sutherland Shire in southern Sydney.

The seat has traditionally voted Liberal but Barry Collier held the seat for Labor from 1999 to 2011.

German map follow-up

September 26, 2013 - 17:19 -- Admin

I’ve finally finished my post-election maps for Germany, for those who may be interested.

I have updated the maps for the 2013 election on the Maps page to reflect the ‘first vote’ results in each constituency. I have also added a map for the 2005 election. I am missing maps for the four Lander that changed boundaries between 2005 and 2009. If you have any data you can share to help with this, please let me know.