Election day 2019 has been a long time coming. But, at last, it's here.
Much has been said along the way, some of it is worth repeating and some of it maybe not.
Either way we've trawled through the thousands of words we've written so you don't have to.
There's no scientific reasoning behind the selection of these, they just jumped out more than others!
In no apparent order ... first the quote and then the context below.
Fiona Phillips lost to Ann Sudmalis by 1503 votes in the race for Gilmore at the last federal election. When she launched her 2019 bid, there was a powerful collection of Labor pollies ready to laud her candidacy. Read more
Greens candidate Carmel McCallum didn't leave to much wriggle room when she questioned Nationals candidate Katrina Hodgkinson's links to a lobbying firm.Read more
As the Liberals dealt with internal issues in one of the most nation's most marginal seats, Labor's Fiona Phillips carried on campaigning with nary a mainstream rival in sight. Read more
It was a saga, of the long-running soap kind, really. And it did drag out. The main players were Grant Shultz and Ann Sudmalis but all manner of political pundits weighed in on who would win Liberal Party endorsement for the seat of Gilmore. Here's how the South Coast Register relayed the worst-kept secret in town back in May 2018. Read more
When "it" happened, when the Liberals turned their back on wannabe politician Grant Schultz, he didn't hold back. After learning the state executive had endorsed Warren Mundine not himself, despite being preselected by grassroots members, Mr Schultz was asked how his late father, Alby Schultz, a revered former Liberal member of parliament, would have reacted. Read more
More from the now independent Grant Schultz on the Liberal Party's about-face on his grassroots endorsement. Read on
His CV includes the federal agriculture portfolio, he is a former party leader and he turned up to press the flesh and support his candidate. 'His' name? Barnaby Joyce. And he was in the Shoalhaven during the election campaign. Read more
When asked what it would take to accept a deal with the Liberals, Grant Schultz was definitive as possible as to what chance his former party might get a leg up when it came to preferences.Read more
How you spin a ballot draw when it doesn't actually go in your favour ... Read more