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Comparing Australian pollsters and their relative partisan leans

How Australian Pollsters lean

Comparing Australian pollsters and their relative partisan leans

More Morgan Reactor testing of US mid-term ads

We have a new batch of US mid-term ads that have been run through the Roy Morgan Reactor audience response testing (using US citizens and with the technology deployed online) – giving some pretty interesting results, especially by party breakdown. Looking at the latest batch of ads, they’re all “Vote for me! Vote for me!” […]

Gender shifts and voter churn

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:

Morgan Polliegraph leaders debate cross tabs

Over the next few days, we’ll be looking at some issues that came out of the Roy Morgan Polliegraph that Channel 7 overlaid on their leaders debate coverage. What makes the Polliegraph a more interesting version of real-time reaction tracking than many of its competitors is that, firstly, the audience  is demographically balanced and, secondly, […]

Two Morgans and a Galaxy

Today brings not one, not two, but three new polls on the vote estimates – with a Morgan Phone poll and Galaxy taken Wednesday night and a Morgan face to face taken last weekend. All the results and their respective changes come in like this:

2010 Professional Ratings for Honesty

Roy Morgan has released its annual Image Of Professions survey for 2010, where the public rate various professions on their perceived levels of honesty and ethical standards. To get the rankings, Roy Morgan asks the following question: As I say different occupations, could you please say — from what you know or have heard – […]

Public perceptions of media, bias and accuracy

This week’s Essential Report had an interesting set of questions on public perceptions of influence and trust as they apply to a number of various groups in Australia, one being the media. That got me thinking about public perceptions of the media more generally, so today we’ll have a quick squiz at the polling data […]

Leadership Polling - a comprehensive rundown

Yesterday both Galaxy and Newspoll released polling on leadership ratings of a Rudd/Gillard head-to-head, while Morgan asked the same with a phone poll late last week. Looking at the three questions, Galaxy asked: Which of the two Labor politicians, Kevin Rudd or Julia Gillard, do you believe would be the best choice to be leader […]

Morgan Polls – Migration and Partisan Stereotypes

UPDATE: Morgan comes in with the primaries running 48 (up 3.5) / 36.5 (down 0.5) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 58/42 the same way – a 1.5% gain to Labor since last Morgan face to face poll. Greens are on 8.5 (down 2.5) while the broad others are on 7 […]

Morgan Polls and Turning Points

This week’s Morgan face-to-face poll comes in with the primaries running 44.5 (down 0.5)/ 37 (down 1.5) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 56.5/43.5 the same way – a one point gain to Labor since the last poll. The Greens are on 11 (up 2.5) while the broad “Others” are on […]