Professor John Wanna is an Emeritus Professor in political science and the former Sir John Bunting chair of public administration at the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.

Professor Wanna is one of Australia’s top political scientists with 45 years’ experience in the discipline. His main interests are Australian politics, public finance, parliamentary governance.

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Marginal seats: what are they and why do they matter?

We hear a lot of discussion in the media about ‘marginal seats’ and political parties generally use the…

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