March 2010
South Australia 2010 - the qual
Thursday, 11 March 2010 06:18 | Written by Graham Young

Is the state heading in the right direction?

This is a battle between those who look at the economy and those who think that the government is obsessed with spin and performs poorly. Those who think the state is heading in the right direction cite building of infrastructure, the economy, low jobless rate, the defence, mining and arts sectors, and the desalination plant.

 
South Australia 2010 - the quants
Wednesday, 10 March 2010 06:18 | Written by Graham Young

We polled last week and got some interesting results. Mike Rann appears to be in some trouble. Electors have made a judgement on him, perceive him to be obsessed with spin and failing to deliver on his promises. The deciding factor may well be whether voters decide to trust the Liberals so as to change government, or vote for them so as to pull Rann back into line and perhaps engineer a hung parliament.

 
It could be the end of Media Mike's love affair with voters
Sunday, 07 March 2010 11:52 | Written by Graham Young

Christmas hasn't been kind to South Australian Premier Mike Rann. According to the December Newspoll, he had a satisfaction rating of 50 per cent, with only 38 per cent dissatisfied.