The writs for the Redcliffe by-election have allowed a unusually short 9 days between close of nominations and polling day, less than half the period traditionally used in Queensland.
Articles from Antony Green's Election Blog
Over the last thirty years the average anti-government swing at Federal by-elections has been 5.1 percentage points, but a smaller 1.7 percentage points against first term governments.
Various observations on the results of the 2013 Federal election
Here is the ABC's pendulum for the 2014 South Australian election and an explanation of why it differs from the one published by the Boundaries Commission.
Background on the timing and causes of Australian Federal by-elections ahead of the 2014 Griffith by-election caused by the resignation of Kevin Rudd.
Detailed analysis of the WA Senate count reveals the remarkable sequence of exclusions and preferences flows that elected Wayne Dropulich, despite himpolling just 0.23% of the vote.
Palmer United Party has applied to become a state registered party ahead of the 2014 Tasmanian election. It's a good excuse to compare party registration rules in each Asutralian electoral jurisdiction.
The release of Federal election preference data again shows Labor to be the net beneficiary from preferential voting.
The average number of candidates per vacancy at Federal elections has been growing for decades but surged at the 2013 election.
Support for minor parties and independents reached record levels for both the House and Representatives and the Senate at the 2013 election.