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Tasmanian Politics


A surge in support for Labor's new leader puts the Tasmanian Liberal government in grave peril, according to a new poll.

EMRS: Liberal 37, Labor 34, Greens 16 in Tasmania

A surge in support for Labor's new leader puts the Tasmanian Liberal government in grave peril, according to a new poll.

A new poll suggests it will be touch-and-go for Will Hodgman's Tasmanian government as it seeks to retain its majority at the state election in March.

ReachTEL: Liberal 43.0, Labor 32.9, Greens 13.4 in Tasmania

A new poll suggests it will be touch-and-go for Will Hodgman's Tasmanian government as it seeks to retain its majority at the state election in March.

Live counting of today's three upper house elections in Tasmania, the most interesting of which pits a Liberal-identifying independent incumbent against a Labor challenger.

Tasmanian upper house elections live

Live counting of today's three upper house elections in Tasmania, the most interesting of which pits a Liberal-identifying independent incumbent against a Labor challenger.

Lots to report from the apple isle: new electoral boundaries, state upper house elections, and an encouraging poll for new Labor leader Rebecca White.

Matters Tasmanian

Lots to report from the apple isle: new electoral boundaries, state upper house elections, and an encouraging poll for new Labor leader Rebecca White.

The latest in an occasional Tasmanian state polling series finds One Nation biting a chunk out of the Liberal government's share of the vote.

EMRS: Liberal 35, Labor 29, Greens 19 in Tasmania

The latest in an occasional Tasmanian state polling series finds One Nation biting a chunk out of the Liberal government's share of the vote.

Privately conducted polling in Victoria and Western Australia offers further evidence of rising support for One Nation.

State polling miscellany

Privately conducted polling in Victoria and Western Australia offers further evidence of rising support for One Nation.

Roy Morgan's latest round of state polling finds Labor sneaking ahead in New South Wales, and building on a modest lead in Western Australia five months out from an election. UPDATE: With further state results now from Essential as well.

Morgan state polling: October 2016

Roy Morgan's latest round of state polling finds Labor sneaking ahead in New South Wales, and building on a modest lead in Western Australia five months out from an election. UPDATE: With further state results now from Essential as well.

Morgan's latest SMS state polls find Labor dominant in Victoria but crashing in South Australia, with close results elsewhere. Also featured: union-commissioned private polling from New South Wales.

Morgan state polling: August 2016

Morgan's latest SMS state polls find Labor dominant in Victoria but crashing in South Australia, with close results elsewhere. Also featured: union-commissioned private polling from New South Wales.

The latest Tasmanian poll from EMRS suggests the plunge in Liberal support from the previous poll was an aberration, whereas the Greens are on a consistent downward trajectory.

EMRS: Liberal 41, Labor 31, Greens 15 in Tasmania

The latest Tasmanian poll from EMRS suggests the plunge in Liberal support from the previous poll was an aberration, whereas the Greens are on a consistent downward trajectory.

A Tasmanian state poll suggests the Liberals' worries in the state haven't ended with a poor federal election result.

EMRS: Liberal 37, Labor 32, Greens 17 in Tasmania

A Tasmanian state poll suggests the Liberals' worries in the state haven't ended with a poor federal election result.