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New Trends and Gender Shifts

New Trends and Gender Shifts

Plugging all the new polling data of late into our trend system, we find that the medium term deterioration in the Labor government’s two party preferred vote has stabilised out around the 46% mark over the last 6 weeks. A lot of day to day stuff came and went, from budgets to boat people, from […]

Essential Report and voting reasons

Essential Report and voting reasons

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 […]

Nielsen poll – the other stuff

Nielsen poll – the other stuff

Yesterday we looked at the voting intention results from this weekend’s Nielsen poll, so today we’ll have a squiz at the rest of it – the usual preferred PM and approvals, plus some questions on the ETS, immigration levels, voting commitment, win expectations and the Glorious Citizens Assembly of the Peoples Republic of Julia. First […]

Essential Report – Approvals and vote decision

Essential Report – Approvals and vote decision

This week’s Essential Report comes in unchanged from last week in all respects, with the primaries running 41/39 to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 55/45 the same way. The Greens are on 13 and the broad “Others” are on 7. This comes from a rolling two week sample of 1747, giving […]

Nielsen, Workchoices and the Rudd Effect

Nielsen, Workchoices and the Rudd Effect

Nielsen comes in today via the Fairfax broadsheets with the primaries running 42 (up 3)/ 41 (down 1) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 54/46 the same way – a 2 point gain to Labor since July 8-10 when the last Nielsen was taken. The Greens are down 1 to 12 […]

Essential Report – Gillard Attributes

Essential Report – Gillard Attributes

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 […]

Nielsen gives Abbott best poll ever.

Nielsen gives Abbott best poll ever.

This month’s Nielsen via Fairfax comes off a sample of 1400 – giving us an MoE that maxes out around the 2.6% mark. Rather than go through the usual spiel on the vote estimates, here’s what they look like to the nearest decimal place, how the vote estimates changed over the last month, including preference […]

Essential Report – Big look at IR

Essential Report – Big look at IR

This week’s Essential Report comes in with the primary votes running to the Coalition (steady) on 41 and Labor down 1 to 39, washing out into a two party preferred of 51/49 to Labor – a one point gain to the Coalition since last week. The Greens are down 1 to 9 while the broad […]

Essential Report – approvals, promises and the ETS

Essential Report – approvals, promises and the ETS

This week’s Essential Report comes in with the primaries running 40 (down 2)/ 39 (steady) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 53/47 the same way – a one point gain to the Coalition since last week. The Greens on 11 (up 2), while the broad “Others” are steady on 10. This […]

Newspoll – Labor’s best all year

Newspoll – Labor’s best all year

Newspoll comes in this fortnight via The Oz with the primaries running 43 (up 4)/ 38 (down 3) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 56/44 the same way – a 4 point gain to the ALP. The Greens are on 12 (up 1), while the broad “Others” are on 7 (down […]