August 20, 2013
THE SAMENESS OF THE ANGLOSPHERE:Conservatives Lead Down Under (MARY KISSEL, 8/19/13, WSJ)
Is Australia in for another era of conservative government? If the latest polls are any indication, the short answer is yes.Posted by Orrin Judd at August 20, 2013 1:32 PM
In a weekend survey conducted for our sister publication, the Australian, the opposition Liberal Party coalition leads by eight percentage points, which roughly translates into a 14-seat gain in the House. If these numbers hold for the Sept. 7 election, the conservatives would win around 85 seats in that chamber, well over the 76 needed to form government.