PSA: The end of the Phoney War

In case you haven’t heard, John Howard has called an election for November 24th. It’s even the top item on BBC World at the moment - but it doesn’t even rate a mention at CNN or Fox News, make of that what you will.

[Check whether you’re on the electoral roll here.


If you aren’t on the rolls, you have until 8pm on Wednesday to get your form to the AEC. If you’re on the rolls but your address is out of date, you have until 8pm next Tuesday (the 23rd) to update your details.

Factoid of the day: The biggest polling booth at the 2004 election, fielding nearly 21,000 votes, was London.