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  1. The Caretaker Election of 2010: ‘Julia 10’ versus ‘Tony 10’ and the onset of minority government (PDF, 101KB)Marian Simms and John Wanna doi

Part 1. Leaders, Ideologies and the Campaign

  1. Diary of an Election (PDF, 192KB)Marian Simms doi
  2. Bad Governments Lose: Surely there is no mystery there (PDF, 129KB)Rodney Cavalier doi
  3. The Ideological Contest (PDF, 119KB)Carol Johnson doi

Part 2. The Media and the Polls

  1. The New Media and the Campaign (PDF, 580KB)  – Peter John Chen doi
  2. To the Second Decimal Point: How the polls vied to predict the national vote, monitor the marginals and second-guess the Senate (PDF, 192KB)Murray Goot doi
  3. Debates, Town-Hall Meetings and Media Interviews (PDF, 111KB)Geoffrey Craig doi
  4. May the Less Threatening Leader of the Opposition Win: The cartoonists’ view of election 2010 (PDF, 7.3MB)Haydon Manning and Robert Phiddian doi

Part 3. The Parties’ Perspectives

  1. The 2010 Federal Election: The Liberal Party (PDF, 91KB)Brian Loughnane doi
  2. The Australian Labor Party (PDF, 117KB)Elias Hallaj doi
  3. The Greens (PDF, 201KB)Andrew Bartlett doi

Part 4. The States and Regions

  1. New South Wales (PDF, 107KB)Elaine Thompson and Geoff Robinson doi
  2. Victoria (PDF, 103KB)Nick Economou doi
  3. South Australia (PDF, 122KB)Dean Jaensch doi
  4. The Northern Territory (PDF, 94KB)Dean Jaensch doi
  5. Tasmania (PDF, 129KB)Tony McCall doi
  6. The Australian Capital Territory (PDF, 124KB) – Malcolm Mackerras doi
  7. Queensland (PDF, 318KB)Ian Ward doi
  8. Western Australia at the Polls: A case of resurgent regionalism (PDF, 102KB)Narelle Miragliotta and Campbell Sharman doi
  9. Rural and Regional Australia: The ultimate winners? (PDF, 111KB)Jennifer Curtin and Dennis Woodward doi

Part 5. Policies and Issues

  1. Managing Gender: The 2010 federal election (PDF, 403KB)Marian Sawer doi
  2. Immigration Issues in the 2010 Federal Election (PDF, 159KB)James Jupp doi
  3. The Influence of Unions and Business in the 2010 Federal Election: Claims of ‘slash and burn’ and ‘still no response and no answers’ (PDF, 147KB)John Wanna doi
  4. Environmental Issues and the 2010 Campaign (PDF, 115KB)Geordan Graetz and Haydon Manning doi
  5. Religion and the 2010 Election: Elephants in the room (PDF, 105KB)John Warhurst doi

Part 6. Election Results

  1. The Results and the Pendulum (PDF, 265KB)Malcolm Mackerras doi
  2. Electoral Behaviour in the 2010 Australian Federal Election (PDF, 181KB)Clive Bean and Ian McAllister doi
  3. Seventeen Days to Power: Making a minority government (PDF, 125KB)Brian Costar doi