Will young voters "like" Kevin Rudd as much the second time around?

Aaron Martin

The sheer scale of this exercise in democracy is mind-boggling.
Pradeep Taneja

When will we go to the polls? The only certainty is it has to be before November 30.

Nicholas Reece

India's general election promises to be louder, bigger and more colorful than the Mardi Gras, the Carnival and La Tomatina put together.
Amitabh Mattoo

The mainstream media needs to change the way it reports politics.
Margaret Simons

The impact of social media on the elections.

Nirupama Subramanian 

A reformed journalist's memories from an election campaign bus
Margo Kingston

With almost half the world's population set to cast a vote in this year, 2014 is shaping up as one of democracy's biggest (and most challenging) years.
Nick Reece

Some Senate ballot papers are going to be so large this year electoral officials have ordered magnifying glasses to help voters. Really.
Wes Mountain.

With the marathon 6-week vote now in the home stretch, get up to speed with the politics, the players, and the pretenders in the 2014 Indian election. A primer by Amitabh Mattoo and Nicholas Reece.

Membership of political parties seems to have lost its appeal. 
The Election Watch team

When the ballot boxes finally close on 12 May, the horse-trading for power begins in earnest. Who are the regional and minor parties whose allegiences will shape the next Parliament? Grant Wyeth explores India's crowded political landscape.

Swinging voters are a particularly volatile part of the electorate. 
Sally Young

Singer Tex Perkins is the latest celebrity seeking to enter politics. Dr Lauren Rosewarne asks whether a candidate's celebrity status is the best guage of their potential political effectiveness. 

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