Opinion

Lessons and legacies of the 2019 'miracle' election result

By John Warhurst
Updated May 5 2022 - 7:24am, first published 7:21am

The "miracle result" of the 2019 federal election hangs like a shadow over this campaign. There are many legacies of Scott Morrison's victory. They affect both the main combatants, the Coalition and Labor, and also many analysts and observers. The interaction between the influence of 2019 on insiders and observers has a chicken and egg quality, with one reinforcing the other.

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