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May 2012
May poll - the quarterly quants
Sunday, 27 May 2012 21:35 | Written by Graham Young

As of the week beginning May 13 the federal opposition had declined in popularity compared to our poll in December last year by somewhere in the order of 3%. This is distinct from Newspoll which shows the level of support at the end of last year as almost identical to what it is now, with the distinction that they also show the coalition vote increasing significantly and then declining again within that same time period.

Labor's tactics backfire
Sunday, 27 May 2012 21:26 | Written by Graham Young

Caught between the hammer of the government's bad reputation and the anvil of demographic change, Wayne Swan's budget has toughened support for the Coalition while it has made Labor's more brittle.