James J reports the Daily Telegraph will carry results tomorrow from a Galaxy poll of state voting intention in New South Wales, showing the Coalition maintaining a resounding 58-42 two-party preferred lead despite having come off the boil somewhat compared the March 2011 election result of 64.2-35.8. The poll has the Coalition on 47% of the primary vote (compared with 51.1% at the election), Labor with 31% (25.6%) and the Greens with 11% (10.3%). The poll was conducted from Wednesday to Sunday from a sample of 814, for a margin of error of about 3.5%. There were “lots of attitudinal questions” conducted with the poll, so stay tuned.
UPDATE: The full tables are here; most of the supplementary questions are a bit nebulous for my taste, and have accordingly turned up fairly indecisive results. The one exception involved respondents being asked who was the best Premier of the last 25 years, which had Bob Carr leading a crowded field of eight with 32%, with Nick Greiner second on 16%, and Barry O’Farrell third on 8%.
UPDATE 2: That, and the finding that only 62% were able to name Barry O’Farrell as the Premier …