Voter fatigue and the fight to the finish line
If you start an election behind in the polls, will you finish behind? And does voter fatigue explain why so many Australians have already cast their votes in pre-polling?
On this episode of Democracy Sausage, climate scientist and lead author of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment report Joëlle Gergis joins us to discuss climate change and why this may be the most significant moment in human history.
This week on the Democracy Sausage podcast, Mark Kenny chats to Marija Taflaga, Jill Sheppard, Kim Rubenstein, and Quentin Grafton about a campaign week dominated by candidate problems and the theatre of the Labor launch. (more…)
This week on the Democracy Sausage podcast, Mark Kenny chats to John Hewson, Katrine Beauregard, Jill Sheppard, and Paul Pickering about a campaign week dominated by water, the economy, religion, and relentless spending commitments. (more…)
One week in, are the policies announced by Australia’s major parties resonating with voters? On this first episode of our new podcast series, Democracy Sausage, host Mark Kenny takes a look at the policies and politics of the first week of campaigning – from tackling cancer to tax cuts and all points in-between, and how those commitments might be playing out with voters.