You are what you vote: the social and demographic factors that influence your vote


Rob J Hyndman, Dianne Cook


17 May 2019

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The Conversation



Australia has changed in many ways over the past two decades. Rising house prices, country-wide improvements in education, an ageing population, and a decline in religious affiliation, are just some of the ways it has changed. At the same time, political power has moved back and forth between the two major parties. How much can we attribute changes in political power to changes in who we are?

Quite a lot, as it turns out.