The latest Nielsen poll shows the ALP's lead dropping further -- down from to 53-47 from 54-46 -- while Kevin Rudd's approval rating is down three points and his lead as preferred Prime Minister continues to dwindle. William Bowe has the numbers.
The latest Newspoll has the Victorian ALP with a two-party lead of 54-46. This masks a sagging Labor primary vote, which over three surveys has dropped from 43% to 39%, level-pegging with the Coalition.
William Bowe starts dissecting the Tasmanian election, starting with the Bass electorate. How will the "iPod-loving, bicycle-riding, latte-sipping trendy" Premier David Bartlett deal with the Liberal seat?
A new poll in the South Australian state seat of Chaffey, held by the state’s sole Nationals MP, Karlene Maywald, finds an effective dead heat between Maywald and Liberal candidate Tim Whetstone, reports William Bowe.
Kevin Rudd's personal ratings in the latest Newspoll are now those of a political mortal: his approval is steady on 50%, but his disapproval has crept up another two points to 40%, and his lead as preferred PM has dropped from 58-26 to 55-27. William Bowe has all the figures.
Like a number of its mainland counterparts, the Tasmanian Labor government has suddenly begun feeling its age and is in for a tough fight in the upcoming state election.
A new Galaxy poll shows the Liberal National Party with a crushing 59-41 lead over Anna Bligh’s Labor government, while Bligh’s approval rating is down four points, to a parlous 28%. William Bowe has the numbers.
Relive all the thrills and spills -- Point Cook! Laverton North! -- of Victoria's Altona by-election with The Poll Bludger's liveblog
The latest Nielsen poll, the first since Tony Abbott became Liberal leader, has Labor’s two-party lead at 54-46, down from 56-44. Rudd's approval approval is down six and disapproval up four, while support for the government's ETS is down 10.
Seven weeks out from the SAW state election, an Advertiser poll finds Labor still leading at 52-48, compared with 57-4 in December and 56.8-43.2 at the 2006 election, reports William Bowe.