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Nov 13, 2012

Pollytrend: cut out the noise and Labor’s numbers are up

The new polling trends -- taken before the release of the latest Newspoll figures today -- come in with the Labor recovery in the headline two-party preferred breaking the 48-point barr

Possum Comitatus

Editor of Pollytics

The new polling trends -- taken before the release of the latest Newspoll figures today -- come in with the Labor recovery in the headline two-party preferred breaking the 48-point barrier for the first time since February 2011.

While the carbon tax is often described as the single driver for the government's recovery in public support, if we zoom in to the period since March this year we find a slightly more complicated story.

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