Tag Archives: 'election'

#qldvotes: Final-Week Update on Social Media Activities

#qldvotes: Final-Week Update on Social Media Activities

Snurb, 28 January 2015
This year’s Queensland state election campaign may be very brief, but it’s certainly been action-packed. In my previous post I provided an overview of what were roughly the first two weeks of the campaign; mid-way through [...]

Twitter in the Queensland State Election, Two Weeks In

Twitter in the Queensland State Election, Two Weeks In

Snurb, 20 January 2015
Somewhat earlier than expected, Queensland finds itself in the throes of a very tightly contested state election campaign, which was called on 6 January and concludes with election day on 31 January. Just like candidates and [...]

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Final Week

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Final Week

Snurb, 16 September 2013
The 2013 Australian federal election campaign is (finally) over – and as the final vote counts in tightly contested seats conclude, the incoming Abbott government will presumably be sworn into office any week now, after a [...]

#ausvotes: Twitter Activity by Electorate

#ausvotes: Twitter Activity by Electorate

Snurb, 6 September 2013
For my last post about the Twitter activity around Australian politicians before tomorrow’s election, I’m once again looking at the distribution of Twitter activity across Australia’s 150 electorates (this is excluding Senate candidates by default, therefore). [...]

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Week 4

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Week 4

Snurb, 5 September 2013
We’re on the home stretch: Australia goes to the polls this Saturday (though quite a few Australians appear to have cast their votes early already). Here’s a final pre-election update on how the election has unfolded [...]

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Week 3

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Week 3

Snurb, 27 August 2013
Well. Another week of the Australian federal election campaign has just, um, flown by – time, then, to take another look at how things played out on Twitter. I’ve taken slightly different approaches for my various [...]

#ausvotes: Twitter Activity across the Electorates

#ausvotes: Twitter Activity across the Electorates

Snurb, 22 August 2013
Following on from yesterday’s update of overall Twitter activity patterns around Australian federal politicians’ and candidates’ accounts, here’s a slightly different look at the same data – and before I forget again, I want to say [...]

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Week 2

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Week 2

Snurb, 21 August 2013
We’ve entered week three of the 2013 Australian federal election campaign, and current opinion polls still have the major parties within a few points of each other. Time, then, for an update on how the parties [...]

#ausvotes: Networks of Interaction on Twitter

#ausvotes: Networks of Interaction on Twitter

Snurb, 16 August 2013
Earlier this week I posted the first of our analyses of how the Australian federal election campaign is unfolding on Twitter, based on our observation of the tweets from and @mentions of a large number of [...]

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Week 1

#ausvotes: The Australian Federal Election on Twitter, Week 1

Snurb, 14 August 2013
With the Australian federal election finally underway since the official announcement on 4 August, we’re once again tracking the performance the current members of parliament, election candidates, and their parties on Twitter. Over the coming weeks, [...]