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Newspoll: 54-46 to Labor in Western Australia

William BoweFeb 2, 201727 Comments

As the state election campaign officially gets under way, Newspoll records a break in Labor's favour. Also featured: a long hard look at where the election stands to be won and lost.

ReachTEL: 52-48 to Labor in Western Australia

William BoweJan 14, 201723 Comments

Labor retains its modest poll lead with less than two months to go, but there's considerably more static in the picture now thanks to a double-digit debut for One Nation.

State polling miscellany

State polling miscellany

William BoweDec 15, 20168 Comments

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

Newspoll: 52-48 to Labor in Western Australia

William BoweNov 3, 20168 Comments

A new Western Australian state poll from Newspoll chimes with this week's ReachTEL in crediting Labor with a narrow lead, but marginal seat polls paint a grimmer picture for the Liberals.

ReachTEL: 52-48 to Labor in Western Australia

William BoweOct 29, 20169 Comments

A new WA poll finds the Liberals taking a slight knock since the last such poll in mid-September, but otherwise shows little change.

Morgan state polling: October 2016

William BoweOct 10, 201610 Comments

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.

ReachTEL: 51-49 to Labor in Western Australia

William BoweSep 17, 201614 Comments

Better news on the polling front for Colin Barnett, but Labor retains the lead.

Morgan state polling: August 2016

William BoweSep 9, 20162 Comments

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.

Essential Research state polling

William BoweJul 26, 20161 Comment

Quarterly state polling finds the Coaltion's lead narrowing in New South Wales, Labor taking the lead in Western Australia, and the Nick Xenophon Team on the rise in South Australia.

Morgan state polling: May 2016

William BoweJun 1, 201621 Comments

Morgan's SMS state polling finds the Liberals remaining competitive or better in Western Australia, and Labor running third in South Australia.