The opinion polls continue to look bad for Labor, but are the right questions being asked? 
Dr Denis Muller

A report from the Greens frontline.
Claire Boland

The Indian National Congress is seeking to inspire and stoke feelings of national proide in its latest TV advertisement. 

Presidential frontrunner 'Jokowi' is urging a "mental revolution" to a more optimistic, self-sustaining, self-believing Indonesia, invoking the language and ideas of the Sukarno era, observes Katharine McGregor.

Image: President Sukarno, Washington DC, 1956.

While most major media and expert pundits say Joko Widodo will be the next Indonesian President, Prabowo Subianto is also claiming victory tonight. Lily Yulianti Farid reports.

The media is backing the Denis Napthine-led Coalition to govern Victoria for another four years, despite opinion polls showing voters are likely to toss out his government at tomorrow’s election.

Analysing the 2013 election through the lens of the past.

Australians will go to the polls on September 7, after what promises to be a bruising five week election campaign.
Cathy Harper

Negative ads seem to work, which is why political parties use them. 
Associate Professor Sally Young

How I support the Labor Party and still sleep at night.
Laura Soderlind

The Indian Festival of Colours puts a vibrant face on power playing.

Amitabh Mattoo

An Australian TV journalist working in New Dehli provides an insight into the difficulties providing comprehnsive coverage of the sprawling Indian elections. [Video]

Campaign advertising that denigrates and humiliates political leaders is cheap in both senses of the word and damages our political culture, writes Jackie Dickenson.

The Napthine government thought the union movement would deliver it victory courtesy of an anti-union scare campaign. Instead, the unions were decisive in the Coalition's defeat.

How might voters react when a political candidate pledges not to do things?
Ryan Sheales

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