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Annastacia Palaszczuk’s election victory saw Queensland voters embrace her COVID message – ABC News

Her win reinforces the accepted wisdom that this crisis favours incumbents — provided people think they are doing the right thing, writes Michelle Grattan.

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In an election victory driven by her management of COVID-19, the dire second wave in Victoria likely helped Annastacia Palaszczuk.
Defending her tough border policy and her message about keeping Queenslanders safe, she had a real life example to illustrate what happens when the virus gets away.
Her win reinforced the accepted wisdom that this crisis favours incumbents provided people think they are doing the right thing.
The Queensland outcome might at one level be galling for the Federal Government…

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