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Fairfax publish CAPP and RealPoll findings

Fairfax publish CAPP and RealPoll findings

Same-sex marriage: Secret moves within Coalition to hobble plebiscite Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/federal-election-2016/samesex-marriage-secret-moves-within-coalition-to-hobble-plebiscite-20160624-gprerl.html#ixzz4CYqSqDDv Follow us: @theage on Twitter | theageAustralia on Facebook Continue Reading

Greens’ Prahran win is democracy in action

Greens’ Prahran win is democracy in action

By Stuart Bruce, 21/12/2014 When politics doesn’t go according to the script, the stereotypes and simplifications always come out to play. A new paradigm has emerged as, for the first time ever, there are Greens in the Victorian state Lower House – two of them! Thanks to a stellar people-powered campaign from the Victorian Greens, the… Continue Reading

Is voting-intention polling overused?

Is voting-intention polling overused?

By Stuart Bruce, 29/11/2014 We need to talk about voting intention polling. It gets treated as if it means more than it does – as if it is firmly pre-empting how everyone will vote. Polling masquerades as the prediction of behaviour, something that should be left to behavioural researchers because it is notoriously hard to… Continue Reading

Media Release – Inner Melbourne Aligns with the Greens

Media Release – Inner Melbourne Aligns with the Greens

Released 25/11/14 RESEARCH COMPARING LIBERAL VS LABOR HELD INNER MELBOURNE SEATS SHOWS VALUES THAT ALIGN WITH THE GREENS. Research conducted by the Centre for Applied Political Psychology (CAPP) compared a Labor-held seat of Melbourne with a Liberal-held seat of Prahran and found that both communities have values that align with the Greens. Additionally, CAPP compared… Continue Reading