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William Bowe — Editor of The Poll Bludger

William Bowe

Editor of The Poll Bludger

William Bowe is a Perth-based election analyst and occasional teacher of political science. His blog, The Poll Bludger, is one of the most heavily trafficked forums for online discussion of Australian politics, and joined the Crikey stable in 2008.

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Essential Research: 52-48 to Labor

William BoweJun 27, 20177 Comments

Another stable two-party reading from Essential Research, as Newspoll's quarterly breakdowns confirm the impression of big swings to Labor in Queensland and Western Australia.

BludgerTrack: 52.4-47.6 to Labor

BludgerTrack: 52.4-47.6 to Labor

William BoweJun 24, 20171098 Comments

Two new polls fail to make much difference to the aggregated two-party reading, although One Nation has bounced back after a recent fallow patch.

Essential Research: 52-48 to Labor

William BoweJun 21, 20171400 Comments

Six weeks on, Essential Research finds the budget has done the government more harm than good, as the Lowy Institute reports a mixed bag of attitudes about the United States.

Newspoll: 53-47 to Labor

William BoweJun 18, 20171032 Comments

Newspoll comes in at 53-47 for the third time in a row, with both leaders down slightly on their net approval ratings.

BludgerTrack: 52.3-47.7 to Labor

BludgerTrack: 52.3-47.7 to Labor

William BoweJun 17, 2017788 Comments

Signs of a gentle trend back to the Coalition, although it comes off a lean period for new poll results.

Essential Research: 52-48 to Labor

William BoweJun 14, 20171379 Comments

With much of the country enjoying a long weekend, a status quo reading from Essential Research is the only new voting intention result for the week.

BludgerTrack: 52.8-47.2 to Labor

BludgerTrack: 52.8-47.2 to Labor

William BoweJun 10, 20171780 Comments

Very slight movement to Labor after a quiet week on the opinion poll front.

British election live

William BoweJun 9, 2017492 Comments

Live commentary of the British election count.

Essential Research: 52-48 to Labor

William BoweJun 7, 20171172 Comments

A slight shift in the weekly Essential Research result gives the Coalition its best set of voting intention numbers in some time.

BludgerTrack UK: CON 43.0, LAB 38.0, LD 7.4, UKIP 4.1

BludgerTrack UK: CON 43.0, LAB 38.0, LD 7.4, UKIP 4.1

William BoweJun 5, 2017118 Comments

Analysis of British election polling, and lots of of it.

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