Monday, September 09, 2013

NSW Seats Swinging to the ALP, 2013 Federal Election

Seat, Last Name of ALP Candidate, Last Name of Lib Candidate

Blaxland, Clare, Khouri
Fowler, Hayes, Nguyen
Gilmore, Reilly, Sudmalis
Greenway, Rowland, Diaz

Consequence of ethnic branch stacking leading to unsuitable candidates?


Nationally, of 16 seats swinging to the ALP, there was only one where an ALP candidate with a less Anglo name beat a Lib candidate with a more Anglo name. And that was:

Blair, Neumann, Harding