The latest Essential Report finds 70% of Australians don't want to hear Tony Abbott's views on sex, 41% want Australia to become a republic, and only 23% want to change the national flag. Possum Comitatus has all the numbers.
So much for the commentators' predictions that Rudd's honeymoon is over: Newspoll comes in today with a two-party preferred of 56/44 to Labor, up 1 from a fortnight ago, writes Possum.
The results of the Miss Maud Coffee Bean Poll are in, hot off the percolator – and we could be in for a long Saturday night and Sunday morning waiting to see how Western Australia swings the election, writes Christian Kerr.
In the first edition today, Crikey bought you the results of Morgan polling taken in vital marginal seats in WA. Now, we’ve got another – the Miss Maud Coffee Bean Poll.
The most interesting poll appears only after a federal election. It is the Australian National University’s Australian Electoral Survey, writes Christian Kerr.
Taverner poll ... Election bias ... north Queensland social attitudes ... climate change ... women voters and the Liberals ... Flinders Uni and VSU ... David Flint ... stick with Howard
So, two thirds of the way through this campaign, what can we say? The commentariat appears to have been stung by its calls in 2001 and 2004, writes Christian Kerr.
Today we have the best Newspoll for the government since November, even if it’s only due to a bit of minor party preference noise, but as far as the image goes – a good poll is a good poll is a good poll, writes Possum Comitatus.