Podcast 3: Australia's Surprise Election Result
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The Australian election on Saturday did not go as planned - the 'wrong' side won, and Australian pollsters were humbled for the first time (by contrast, pollsters in the UK & US fell on their faces in 2016 or even before).
In this podcast, I outline a bit about how Australia's (unusual) electoral system works, why climate change is always going to be a fizzer at election time, and how pollsters fouled it up.
Background feature (also by me) in April/May's Standpoint Magazine: https://standpointmag.co.uk/issues/may-2019/how-australia-became-italy-with-crocodiles/