Tuesday 23 October 2018

The Yates anthology: Brace yourself for big election upsets

"The much-hyped television debates failed to deliver decisive winners." Photo: FusionShooters
Ivan Yates

Ivan Yates

Election 2016 has made a few things abundantly clear:

1. Turning the General Election into a referendum on recovery was a poor bet.

Voters, not parties, always determine agendas. "Stability" and "fairness" formed the basis for the respective government and opposition pitches.

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