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How Australian Pollsters lean

How Australian Pollsters lean

Comparing Australian pollsters and their relative partisan leans

The trends for February’s ends

The trends for February’s ends

Now that a Morgan phone poll has been released, we have a complete set of polls making up a single polling cycle for the first time this year.  Since some of these buggers have spent a fair bit of time in the festive season wilderness, it’s probably worth taking a look at how they’ve all […]

The Polls of Election Day

The Polls of Election Day

A big wad of new polling comes in today as all the pollsters vie for bragging rights of being the most accurate – which is pretty funny in itself since the pollster that ultimately ends up being closest to the actual election result does so purely through chance and chance alone. But far from be […]

Essential Report bucks the trend

Essential Report bucks the trend

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

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.

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

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 – 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 […]

Essential Report, voting issues and the values card

Essential Report, voting issues and the values card

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

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 […]