The Tally Room
30 - can our voting system really be “fair”?

30 - can our voting system really be “fair”?

December 2, 2019

Ben is joined by Peter Brent and Stewart Jackson to discuss whether it's ever possible for a single-member voting system to be "fair" in the context of the final defeat of the South Australian fairness clause, and the relative value of survey, polling and raw voting data in assessing the results of an election.

29 - Redistribution update

29 - Redistribution update

November 25, 2019

I'm joined by William Bowe from Poll Bludger to run through all of the electoral redistributions which have been conducted while we've all been thinking about other things this year: specifically Western Australia, the ACT, the Northern Territory, Brisbane City Council and the likely change in federal seat numbers in 2020.

28 - Australian polling after the federal election

28 - Australian polling after the federal election

November 8, 2019

This week I'm joined by Kevin Bonham to discuss the failure of Australian polls at the 2019 federal election and the limited improvements in transparency by Australian pollsters since that election.

 

27 - Federal election results

27 - Federal election results

May 20, 2019

Ben is joined by Kevin Bonham for a quick podcast reacting to the results of the federal election.

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26 - Anti-politics and how to watch election night

26 - Anti-politics and how to watch election night

May 14, 2019

Ben is joined by William Bowe and Elizabeth Humphrys to discuss anti-politics and election night - in particular what seats are worth watching and when you should expect results to come in.

Thanks to 2SER radio in Sydney for the use of their studio.

25 - Pre-poll and the federal campaign in NSW

25 - Pre-poll and the federal campaign in NSW

May 8, 2019

Ben was joined by Rodney Smith from the University of Sydney to discuss the surge in pre-poll voting and the key races in New South Wales.

24 - Federal election nominations and housing policy

24 - Federal election nominations and housing policy

May 1, 2019

Ben is joined by El Gibbs and Gareth Bryant to discuss the final declaration of candidate nominations for the federal election, Clive Palmer's United Australia Party and the role of housing policy in the election.

Thanks to 2SER radio in Sydney for the use of their studio.

23 - Federal election week one

23 - Federal election week one

April 17, 2019

Ben is joined by Shaun Ratcliff and Paddy Manning to discuss the latest federal polls, seats where independents are challenging the Coalition, and the conclusion of the NSW upper house count.

Thanks to 2SER radio in Sydney for the use of their studio.

22 - NSW election wrap and One Nation preferences

22 - NSW election wrap and One Nation preferences

April 3, 2019

Ben is joined by Stewart Jackson and Sinead Canning to wrap up the NSW election result (and discuss the ongoing upper house count), the role of One Nation preferences in the federal election, and the likelihood of the federal election being called this week.

Thanks to 2SER radio in Sydney for the use of their studio.

21 - NSW election results

21 - NSW election results

March 24, 2019

This morning I spoke to Osmond Chiu about the results of yesterday's NSW state election.