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02 February 2018
By Matt Hrkac

Guide to the Batman By-election

My guide for the Batman by-election is now published!

Included in the guide is an electorate profile and history, graphs showing the historical voting trend since the 1970s (including a  visualization of the rather impressive rise of the Greens since the 1996 Federal Election, when they first stood a candidate) and maps showing the two party preferred vote and swings to/against the Greens, by polling place, at the 2016 Federal Election.

Candidate profiles and biographies are also included.

About the author:

Matt Hrkac is a writer and activist based in Geelong who regularly contributes to Green Left Weekly. He has particular interests in politics, elections and the trade union movement and has had extensive involvement in a number of local campaigns. He is a former member of the Greens.

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