On the eve of Australia going to the polls, I have the Coalition winning around 93 seats, Labor around 55. With much of the value gone, punters should focus on these seats
Leading into the final week of the election campaign, an embattled Labor government will stretch every boundary to punch holes in the Coalition’s costings and economic platform.
Like much of the last 24 hours, embattled PM Kevin Rudd will try to convince the public his so-called abandonment of the campaign while addressing the security crisis in Syria was an international message of intent from his government.
Despite the Galaxy polling scare, I don’t believe embattled PM Kevin Rudd will lose his Brisbane seat of Griffith. The margin will be enough for him to scrape home, although he may eventually slide out to very backable odds. Bill Glasson is a worthy and hand-picked opponent, yet Mr Rudd should still be no more than a $1.16 shot. If he eases to $1.20 or better, than that’s a stake!
LINDSAY (NSW): Little changed in this watchful far western Sydney seat after tonight’s policy debate between sitting Labor MP David Bradbury and Liberal rival Fiona Scott. Not surprisingly, Mr Bradbury seemed the more polished performer, but that didn’t stop him coming under strong audience