This is interesting as much for what it fails to say and for what it does say: How a hot, dry summer could swing election.
The game has changed. State elections used to be fought on health, education, and law and order. But not the one coming up in three months. When I asked Peter Debnam this week to name his top issue for next March, his answer surprised me at first.
It was water - important in itself, and as part of the wider problem of inadequate infrastructure and government paralysis. Imagine fighting an election on water: it's a historic shift.