Maxine only needs a 4% swing to win the seat of Bennelong off the incumbent, John Howard. Polls have her sitting on 7%.
So yesterday John Howard spent two hours at my alma mater, Eastwood Public School ("Onwards! Each can serve!" sung to to the tune of Men of Harlech) meeting and greeting. No money exchanged hands, however, and the hoped-for grants for the water tanks and computers did not materialize.