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What Australians Believe

What Australians Believe

Possum Comitatus June 11, 2012 49 Comments

Australian economic beliefs and our perceptions on the role of government

How Australian Pollsters lean

How Australian Pollsters lean

Possum Comitatus November 8, 2011 14 Comments

Comparing Australian pollsters and their relative partisan leans

Essential Report bucks the trend

Essential Report bucks the trend

Possum Comitatus August 17, 2010 19 Comments

This week’s Essential Report comes in with the Coalition leading on the primaries 44 (up 2)/ 39 (down 2), washing out into a two party preferred of 51/49 to Labor – a 1 point gain to the Coalition since last week. The Greens are steady on 10, while the broad “Others” are down 1 to […]

Gender shifts and voter churn

Gender shifts and voter churn

Possum Comitatus August 11, 2010 12 Comments

Monday’s Essential Report had its usual Approval Ratings and Better PM questions that we quickly mentioned last post, but it’s worth having a closer squiz at the way the gender breakdowns have been tracking. First up, the approvals:

Essential and the whiff of 2004.

Essential and the whiff of 2004.

Possum Comitatus August 10, 2010 27 Comments

This week’s Essential Report comes in with the primaries running 42/41 to the Coalition, washing out into a two party preferred of 52/48 to Labor. That’s a three point gain to the Coalition and a 1 point gain to Labor on the primaries over the last week, making for a Greens vote declining from 13 […]

Essential Report and voting reasons

Essential Report and voting reasons

Possum Comitatus August 3, 2010 21 Comments

This week’s Essential Report comes in with the primaries running  40 (down 1)/ 39 (steady) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 54/46 the same way – a 1 point gain to the Coalition since last week. The Greens are steady on 13 while the broad “Others” are up a point to […]

Essential Report, voting issues and the values card

Essential Report, voting issues and the values card

Possum Comitatus July 19, 2010 15 Comments

This week’s Essential Report comes in with the primaries running 41 (steady)/ 39 (up 1) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 55/45 the same way – unchanged since last week. The Greens are steady on 13, while the broad “Others” are down 1 to 5. This comes from a rolling two […]

Essential Report – Gillard Attributes

Essential Report – Gillard Attributes

Possum Comitatus July 5, 2010 23 Comments

This week’s Essential Report comes in with the primaries running 42/39 to Labor (steady), washing out into a two party preferred of 54/46 the same way – unchanged since last week. The Greens are on 11 (up 2), while the broad Others are down 2 to come in on 8. This comes from a rolling […]

Analysing the Soft Vote

Analysing the Soft Vote

Possum Comitatus June 23, 2010 16 Comments

Since the beginning of May, Essential Report has been asking their poll respondents about the firmness of their vote –  a valuable addition to the matrix of polling information we can use, as it gives us a measure of sensitivity in the strength of the primary vote levels of each party. The responses show some […]

Essential Report – Leaders Leaders Leaders Edition

Essential Report – Leaders Leaders Leaders Edition

Possum Comitatus June 21, 2010 9 Comments

This week’s Essential Report comes in with the primaries showing the Coalition down 1 to 40, the ALP up 3 to 38, the Greens down 3 to 11 and the broad “Others” up 1 to 10. This washes out into a two party preferred of 52/48 to Labor, a one point gain to the red […]