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Animal Justice Party 0 0%
Australia First 1 10.00%
Australian Antipaeodphile Party 0 0%
Australian Christians 0 0%
Country Party 0 0%
Cyclists Party 0 0%
Defence Veterans Party 0 0%
ALP 2 20.00%
Greens 2 20.00%
Liberal Party 0 0%
Motoring Enthusiasts Party 1 10.00%
Sex Party 0 0%
Bullet Train for Australia 1 10.00%
Family First 0 0%
Katter's Australia Party 0 0%
Liberal Democrats 0 0%
#Sustainable Australia 0 0%
Mature Australia Party 1 10.00%
Nick Xenophon Team 0 0%
Rise Up Australia 0 0%
Secular Party 0 0%
Seniors Party of Australia 1 10.00%
Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party 0 0%
Smokers Rights Party 0 0%
Socialist Alliance Party 0 0%
Socialist Equality Party 0 0%
Voluntary Euthanasia Party 0 0%
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Outdoor Recreation Party (Stop the Greens) 0 0%
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Old 07-02-2016, 03:28 AM   #31
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While I doubt it will happen, I'm really hoping for a Liberal/LNP loss, even a narrow one. It might bring on the existential crisis they've been putting off since 2007.
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Old 07-02-2016, 03:30 AM   #32
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I really hope this is a bit like 1993, where everybody's all "the ALP gonna lose"... until they don't.
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Of course the difference in 1993 was that there was a real scare campaign with the GST and the whole Fightback agenda. This time, Labor have seized with the alacrity of a drowning man on 'save Medicare' but, while certainly an accurate enough warning of actual Coalition intentions, may not quite have the traction. Also they lack the advantage of incumbency, which apparently turns shit into gold.
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Old 07-02-2016, 04:03 AM   #34
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I'd also like to see a draw or a Labor win just to stick it to the betting markets. Have I mentioned that I consider it actually immoral to wager for money on political elections (especially when such markets, like polls, may sway the weak minded, at the margins, people who want to be sure of having supported a winner)? Well I do.
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Also they lack the advantage of incumbency, which apparently turns shit into gold.
This always surprises me. I know very few people who give enough of a shit about their local member to know who they are, let alone would vote for a likeable local MP from their less-desired party. Yet the figures don't lie, that incumbents in individual seats enjoy a bounce at their first re-election.

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I'd also like to see a draw or a Labor win just to stick it to the betting markets. Have I mentioned that I consider it actually immoral to wager for money on political elections (especially when such markets, like polls, may sway the weak minded, at the margins, people who want to be sure of having supported a winner)? Well I do.
Seriously, when did this even become a thing? I don't recall this from elections more than about three years ago.
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^ I think it became a thing about, well, three years ago.
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This always surprises me. I know very few people who give enough of a shit about their local member to know who they are, let alone would vote for a likeable local MP from their less-desired party. Yet the figures don't lie, that incumbents in individual seats enjoy a bounce at their first re-election.

Simple habit I would guess. Go with the name you recognise (which I guess rules out people you know who are actually unaware of the local member), or maybe go with whoever has enough money to put more stupid lawn signs around town.
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Well this looks like being one of those nights. I can remember some bad old Howard wins where Kerry or Antony were calling it by 6.30.
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Interesting night - looking like LNP minority.

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Also, can Labor just grow some fucking balls and either form a coalition with the Greens, or destroy them by becoming a real progressive party. Get out of the middle of the fucking road.


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On the information available, I don't know how anyone could call anything. A hung parliament is at least possible, sayeth the great sage Barrie Cassidy, well of course it is Barrie, it's always possible. At least.
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I think it is a pretty high possibility reading these numbers - 15 seats changing hands? I think before WA hit the boards 11 look certain, 2 more very possible. If 2 fall in WA it could get very sticky for the LNP


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Not looking good for Alex Bhathal I thought we'd gain one seat.
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