Malcolm Turnbull will be visiting the Governor-General shortly to call the 2016 federal election, assumed to be a double dissolution for July 2.
This is the seventh double dissolution since federation – the first since 1987. It’s also the first July election since 1987, and only the second July election in federal history.
I don’t have much to say now, except that you can read up on profiles of at least 68 key seats by visiting the federal election guide.
I’ve got a post up at the Guardian today outlining how many seats need to change hands to change the government, and the uniform swing which would produce that result.
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