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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 – The Fickleness of Political Mythology

Essential Report – The Fickleness of Political Mythology

Essential Report comes in this week with the primaries running 47 (down 3) / 35 (up 1) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 58/42 the same way – a two point drop from the highs of last week. This comes from a rolling two week sample of 1918, giving us an […]

Pollytrack October

Pollytrack October

This week’s Pollytrack has a new Newspoll and EMC poll to throw into the mix, and the results show a continuation of Coalition decline, with Truffles taking them back to the polling position they enjoyed not only two weeks before the Turnbull ascension, but to the same position they had in June. First up, the […]

Newspoll Quarterly – The Whole Poll

Newspoll Quarterly – The Whole Poll

The latest quarterly Newspoll breakdown has been released today, so we’ll plug all of the data in from these quarterly polls to give us time series charts going back to the beginning of 2007. (just click the charts to expand) ALP Primary Vote by State and Demographic Coalition Primary Vote by State and Demographic

The Magical Balancing Fairy

The Magical Balancing Fairy

We all know that the various state Labor governments are a bit on the nose, you only have to click the State polling down the right hand side here to see it in full swing. But how much have the fortunes of the various State Labor governments declined since the Federal election? To answer that […]

Pollapalooza – The Turnbull Effect Part 1

Pollapalooza – The Turnbull Effect Part 1

With a Nielsen and Newspoll out this morning and an Essential Report out this afternoon, we’ll have to break the polling goodness down into two parts. Later on today, we’ll plug the numbers into Pollytrack and look at the qual metrics, but first up we’ll answer the question of whether Turnbull had an impact on […]

Hi, I’m Kevin and I’m here to make your kids a nerd like me.

Hi, I’m Kevin and I’m here to make your kids a nerd like me.

The ALP campaign ‘launch’ was today and it’s hard not to miss the policy thrust and vote angle. Nerds unite – education for all! 😉 450K extra training places including 65K apprenticeships, a computer at school for every child between years 9 and 12, doubling University scholarships to 88K by 2012, doubling post-grad scholarships to […]