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The Coalition is right to be threatened by the wave of female electoral power this federal election

Mark Kenny
By Mark Kenny
Updated May 9 2022 - 4:25am, first published May 7 2022 - 7:30pm
Also ridiculous is that Australia has had just one female prime minister, Julia Gillard. Picture: ACM

When Labor's Peter Malinauskas swept to power in South Australia eight weeks ago, his victory was built substantially on women. Female candidates and female voters.

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Mark Kenny

Mark Kenny

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Mark Kenny is The Canberra Times' political analyst and a professor at the ANU's Australian Studies Institute. He is a director of the National Press Club and hosts the Democracy Sausage podcast. He writes a column every Sunday.

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