Saturday, March 3, 2018

Election Night Link

I'm on The Mercury live at http://www.themercury.com.au/news/politics/tasmania-votes-state-election-blog-with-political-analyst-kevin-bonham/news-story/b905453626bd37b54b037962f31706ff . It's paywalled (unknown to me beforehand as I didn't ask, but I believe you can sign up for $1 for 28 days if you can't see it.)  Coverage will start sometime between now and 6:30.

I may make comments now and then on Twitter: @kevinbonham but my efforts will be mainly devoted to the Mercury site.  I am happy for people to pass on my comments from the site.

My condolences to the friends, family and political colleagues of Dr Vanessa Goodwin, who passed away today. I did not know Vanessa personally but had great respect for her.

8 comments:

  1. you can get past the paywall by clicking on the twitter link

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  2. How long until the final button push?

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  3. (Count should finish around Friday week)

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  4. When will the preferences start to be distributed?

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  5. Last time they started throwing surpluses about 8-9 days after.

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  6. Why does it take so long? Surely most votes are counted? Or do they have to wait for all postals?

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    1. The latter. Ten days for postals. After that the preference throw takes only a couple of days.

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