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Leadership Polling – a comprehensive rundown

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 […]

Essential Report – strong support for Rudd Health

Essential Report – strong support for Rudd Health

This week’s Essential Report, now brought to you earlier by Crikey, comes in with with the primaries running 45/38 to Labor (same as last week), washing out into a two party preferred of 56/44 the same way (again, the same as last week).The Greens are unchanged on 9, while the broad “Others” show the only […]

iPolls

iPolls

The large multi-regression chart on iPolls let’s you see politics as it was meant to be seen, one whole political contest at a time. With vibrant color and sharp legends. So whether you’re looking at a short trend or a long flow, you can see everything at a size that’s actually readable. And with iPolls, […]

Abbott – The Numbers Point to Grief

Abbott – The Numbers Point to Grief

This vote won’t resolve the Liberal Party conflict, it will only send it into a sequel. The vote for the spill had 82 people vote, which was passed 48/34. This caused a three way leadership race between Turnbull, Abbott and Hockey where 84 people voted – Turnbull getting 26 votes, Abbott getting 35 votes and […]

Spillwatch – Spill Day

Spillwatch – Spill Day

Like yesterday – particularly for you folks at work that can’t access the more interesting parts of the net – we’ll aggregate the best bits from around the place to follow The Spill in detail without the fluff. It won’t be flashy, just easy to follow – the time stamps will be in AEDT.

Spillwatch

Spillwatch

Rather than making multiple little posts about the spill – I’ll just keep this thread running today and update it whenever something interesting pops up with the spill.It might run long, it might not – we’ll see how it goes. From Danielle Cronin (Canberra Times): “Liberal number cruncher reckons Turnbull is two votes ahead of […]

The Monster Nielsen Poll

The Monster Nielsen Poll

Via Fairfax comes Nielsen with the primaries running 42 (down 3) / 37 (down 1) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 56/44 the same way, the same as last month. The Greens leap into 13 (up 4) for their highest ever Nielsen result, while the broad Others are steady on 7. […]

Newspoll – Spillist Edition

Newspoll – Spillist Edition

Newspoll via The Oz comes in with the primaries running 43 (steady)/ 35 (down 2) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 57/43 the same way – a one point increase since last Newspoll. The Greens come in on 12 (up 1), while the broad “Others” are sitting on 10 (up 1). […]

The Spillists

The Spillists

I’ve been a bit hesitant to write anything over the fiasco of this week – when Kevin Andrews calls for a spill to run for the leadership and over 40% of the party room supports him, the time for any sort of rational analysis has long since bolted. The other problem here is that good […]

07 Election Redux – The Kelly Gang

07 Election Redux – The Kelly Gang

The big story on this day two years ago – the final Thursday of the 2007 election campaign – was the Lindsay leaflet scandal, which made an interesting fit with the rumors of the previous afternoon flying around about Joe Hockey being in deep trouble in North Sydney. Today’s Election Redux takes in the two […]