NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell lashes out at the Prime Minister Kevin Rudd over his proposal to move Navy ships from Sydney's Garden Island. 
Wes Mountain

We've seen the emergence of 'fact-checking' in the media. What about 'promise checking'?  
Associate Professor Sally Young

Despite the street protests over attacks on women in India in recent years, issues of violence, gender and women's representation have been largely lost in the election campaign, argues Swati Parashar.

Behold the BJP’s victory song in all its technicolour glory (with English translations). 'Let's blow the conch, let's beat the drum ... we're all going to prosper'

Vote Compass Victoria is now available online: Your in-depth tool to navigating the issues, the parties, and the policies that matter to you. Election Watch is a partner in the project with the ABC.

Voters are in for a wild ride with the facts as politicians and their advisors ramp up their rhetoric and spin ahead of the federal election.
Neville Norman

The Liberals claim power prices have gone up 94% under Labor. Is that true? 
Dylan McConnell

Grab your diary, pick up a red pen... here are the key 2013 election dates explained.
Nicholas Reece

All that was revealed in the third and final leaders' 'debate' were the similarities between the two parties.
James Gray

Meet some of the contenders for the new Senate. It's an unsual mix.
Maria Rae

On the eve of the poll that matters, Dave McRae reflects on the campaign and attitudes of Indonesian voters as they head to the ballot box.

As political campaigns become more slick, the price of party success skyrockets, encouraging corruption. Thomas Reuter explores how this plays out in Indonesia, and suggests some solutions.

There was plenty of money and promises, but overall the Liberal Party's campaign launch was lacklustre and without a game-changing moment, Denis Muller writes. 

University of Melbourne students on the week in politics, the Midwinter Ball and Wikileaks Party candidate Julian Assange. [Audio]
The Farrago Team

Skipping school? Get the PM to write your teacher a note 
Wes Mountain

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