Tag: WA Politics

How’s That Landslide Going?

While everyone in the mainstream media was falling over themselves to congratulate WA Labor on its landslide election victory, TMR noticed that things weren’t quite going to plan in the upper house:

The media’s ‘analysis’ of WA Labor’s victory in the WA election seems to be missing something critical: the upper house results.

For anyone who has passed year 3 maths, it’s obvious that WA voters weren’t quite prepared to wholeheartedly trust Mark McGowan and WA Labor just yet.

While Labor will have a 2 to 1 majority in the lower house, they won’t have anything resembling this in the upper house (a likely 15 seats out of 36).

In fact, the upper house looks like it will cause quite a few headaches for McGowan…

The final result now confirms what TMR saw coming a mile away:

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Barnett Removes Another Knife From His Back

John Poynton has decided to ramp up his interference in Western Australian politics. This time, he has played a significant role in commissioning a private electoral poll in order to put pressure on Colin Barnett’s leadership.

As always, significant facts have been withheld from the public.

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