The looming Queensland election just got interesting. Well, actually, it’s been quite fascinating for a while but it just got even more interesting.
Take a look at this graph. Polling company ReachTEL conducted a survey of 616 residents of the all-important electorate of Ashgrove on February 9:
The primary vote of Campbell Newman — you remember, the unofficial leader of the LNP who hasn’t actually been elected yet — fell below 50% for the first time in the poll series. Labor’s Kate Jones picked up 3.4 percentage points since early January, and both candidates are now neck and neck.