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The Election Nerds

The Election Nerds is a regular podcast on Australian Politics recorded in the studios of radio 2Ser in Sydney, Australia. Established in 2013, the show is hosted by Doctors Amanda Elliot and Stewart Jackson, the Nerds discuss all things Australian and international politics with an array of political scientists and other experts from Australian universities. #auspol. www.electionnerds.info
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Now displaying: February, 2015
Feb 14, 2015

In the cold light of day, the Nerds get to grips on the leadership spill that wasn't by talking leadership, its meaning and representations of it, as well as the question of political instability in Australia today.

 

Hosts:

  • Dr Stewart Jackson, Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney 
  • Dr Amanda Elliot, Department of Sociology, University of Sydney

 

Guests, in studio:

 

  • Dr Lloyd Cox, Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations, Macquarie University
  • Dr Stephen Mills, Graduate School of Government, University of Sydney
  • Dr Siobhain O'Sullivan, Lecturer in Social Policy, School of Social Sciences, UNSW Australia
Feb 1, 2015

For the first show of the new year, the nerds call the 2015 Queensland State election.  In the process they discuss the background and implications of Queensland's electoral law reforms, unicameralism and its impact on Opposition, the role of the minor parties, early elections, unusual elevation to leadership, and much more.

Hosts:

  • Dr Stewart Jackson, Department of Government, University of Sydney
  • Dr Amanda Elliot, Department of Sociology, University of Sydney

Guest:

  • Ben Raue, media commentators and publisher ofwww.tallyroom.com.au
  • Dr Peter Chen, Department of Government, University of Sydney
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