Headline national two party preferred results are clouding the dynamics and reality of what is happening at the state level - where elections are won and lost
One of the biggest jokes politics plays on itself is “secrecy” – secret internal polling that apparently makes public polling wrong, secret campaign tactics that relegate Sun Tzu to the status of mere amateur, through to other various secret and supposedly profound insights into the electorate that are beyond the comprehension of normal mortals. Cryptic […]
The data and breakdowns from the largest political poll ever conducted in Australia - all focusing on privatisation and Qld
Today we look at latest polling trends, the timing issues of the ALP carbon tax recovery and big analysis of how most of Australia’s polling and political commentary is based on random numbers.
Politics, elections and piffle plinking
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How two pollsters showing identical results can deliver two completely different accounts of voter behaviour - why timeliness matters if you want to avoid bad analysis
The extraordinary growth in the relationship between perceptions of the Prime Minister and the electoral fortunes of the government they lead. A statistical analysis of our new primary dynamic.
Introducing Tim Nicholls, the man who doesn't realise he's the Treasurer
Australian economic beliefs and our perceptions on the role of government
Australian federal polling trends for June
Australian federal polling trends and election simulations