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ReachTEL: 53-47 to Labor

August 28, 2015 - 18:51 -- Admin

GhostWhoVotes tweets that a ReachTEL poll on the Seven Network records Labor with a two-party lead of 53-47, which is unchanged on ReachTEL polls conducted on both July 30 and August 6. Seven also reported that Bill Shorten was favoured over Tony Abbott as preferred prime minister by 55-45 among men, compared with 56.0-44.0 in the previous ReachTEL poll, and 61-39 among women, effectively unchanged on the last poll’s result of 60.8-39.2.

BludgerTrack: 53.1-46.9 to Labor

August 27, 2015 - 05:12 -- Admin

Another bad Newspoll this week has kept the pressure on Tony Abbott, but the latest reading of the BludgerTrack poll aggregate has taken some of the edge off the formidable lead Labor opened up last week, thanks to softer results from Roy Morgan and Essential Research. The 0.7% shift on two-party preferred results in five seats changing hands on the seat projection, including one in every state except Western Australia.

Seat of the week: Tangney

August 27, 2015 - 05:00 -- Admin

The safe Liberal seat of Tangney covers the southern shore of Perth’s Swan and Canning rivers, from affluent Attadale and Applecross in the west to middle-income Riverton further east, and extends southwards through Melville and Willeton to Murdoch and Leeming.

Newspoll: 54-46 to Labor

August 24, 2015 - 22:39 -- Admin

The latest Newspoll in The Australian has is unchanged on last fortnight with Labor leading 54-46 on two-party preferred, from primary votes of 39% for Labor (steady), 38% for the Coalition (down one) and 13% for the Greens (steady). The poll also reflects Ipsos in having Bill Shorten bouncing back, with his approval up five points to 34% and disapproval down five to 52%.

WA federally redistributed

August 21, 2015 - 12:53 -- Admin

The Australian Electoral Commission has published draft boundaries for the federal redistribution of Western Australia, whereby the state will gain a sixteenth House of Representatives seat. The full report is available here; stay tuned to this post, because I will add further analysis to it over the next few hours.