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Flynn, newly created central Queensland seat running from west of Longreach to Gladstone, prime target for Nationals

Posted by gasweek on 17 October, 2007

The Nationals were pinning their hopes on a clutch of east-coast seats, particularly the newly cre­ated electorate of Flynn in Queensland and other recently redistributed seats in New South Wales, wrote Cath Hart in The Australian (15/10/2007).

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Polls tip ALP national swing of 11.7pc, which if uniform would see extraordinary outcome of Labor winning 119 of the 150 seats in House of Representatives

Posted by gasweek on 25 September, 2007

Newspoll showed Labor heading for a landslide win with 59 per cent of the two-party preferred vote compared with the coalition’s 41, according to The Australian Financial Review (5/9/2007, p. 7).

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Preference negotiations between Labor and Greens to have a significant impact on federal election; Greens want all of Labor’s preferences in Senate

Posted by gasweek on 21 September, 2007

Preference negotiations be­tween Labor and the Greens, which could have a significant im­pact on the federal election, were growing increasingly fractious, reported The Sydney Morning Herald (11/9/2007, p.6). Read the rest of this entry »

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