November 17, 2009
The eagerly awaited Newspoll results are in: Labor bouncing from last fortnight's 52-48 quirk to 56-44. Meanwhile, the latest Essential report has lurched from 59-41 to 55-45, the lowest lead for Labor so far.
November 16, 2009
Maybe That Newspoll wasn't an outlier after all: the latest Morgan poll has shown a 5-point drop to the ALP. But it was a small sample size. And a new Newspoll of QLD marginals shows a strong swing to the party. What does it all mean? Our heads hurt.
November 11, 2009
After last week's rogue Newspoll result, The Oz sent its pollster out into the field again over the weekend for an eagerly anticipated follow-up survey. Too bad they haven't shared the results with the rest of Australia. Gary Morgan is unimpressed.
November 9, 2009
The monthly Nielsen poll further proves reports of the ALP's death in the polls have been slightly exaggerated: Labor's two-party lead down just slightly to 56-44, while Kevin Rudd's approval rating is down three points and his disapproval is up five.
November 2, 2009
Labor's two-party preferred lead has dropped from 59-41 to 52-48 in the latest Newspoll, their smallest lead in almost two years.
November 2, 2009
The latest Victorian state Newspoll finds the decade-old Labor government going from strength to strength. Labor’s two-party lead is at 57-43. Is this the end for Ted Bailleu? asks William Bowe.
October 27, 2009
The latest Essential Research poll shows Labor's mega-lead remaining imprevious to anything domestic or international push or pull factors might throw at it, says William Bowe.
October 25, 2009
William Bowe looks at the redistribution of New South Wales' federal election boundaries.
October 20, 2009
This week's Newspoll shows Labor's lead widening to a two-party preferred vote of 59-41, despite the government's recent discomfort over boat arrivals, reports William Bowe.
October 12, 2009
A Morgan poll on Friday had Joe Hockey leading Malcolm Turnbull as voters' preferred Liberal leader 30% to 21%, but today's Newspoll has Turnbull back in the lead. Did the drama of last week produce a move to Turnbull -- or away from Hockey? asks William Bowe.