In the first of a series on those players behind the scenes who will sway the election, Crikey journalists Myriam Robin and Josh Taylor profile the pollsters.
The federal Coalition's standing in Queensland continues to deteriorate. One option could be to scapegoat the distressed Newman government. There's just one problem: Queensland's LNP is more popular (or, at least, less unpopular) than the Abbott government.
The final results are in on the 2013 federal election -- so which pollster was closest to the mark? Our crack analyst crunches the numbers to produce some surprising results.
The latest Galaxy poll shows Labor lifting its two-party preferred vote by three points since June -- but they are still well behind the Coalition, writes William Bowe.
The latest Galaxy poll shows voters are undecided about the effectiveness of Labor's carbon reduction policies and has the Coalition maintaining a commanding lead of 56-44 two-party preferred, reports William Bowe.
The latest Nielsen has the Coalition leading 57-43 on two-party preferred, down from 58-42 last time. QV Galaxy poll of 1009 respondents has it at 58-42. Both present ever so slight improvements for Labor, reports William Bowe.
Lost in the excitement of the NSW election has been a breathtaking Galaxy poll showing the Liberal National Party set to sweep to victory under the sort-of-leadership of Campbell Newman, writes William Bowe.
The latest Galaxy poll for New South Wales has the Coalition on 50 percent of the primary vote, down a point on the previous poll, with Labor up three to 23 percent, leveling out to 64-36 two-party preferred, writes William Bowe.