April 23, 2013

The Greens

The Morgan Poll - Coalition Lead Cut

By Roy Morgan Research

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

L-NP 54.5% (down 1%) lead down for third consecutive week over ALP 45.5% (up 1%)

Last weekend’s multi-mode Morgan Poll shows support for the L-NP down to 54.5% (down 1% since April 11-14, 2013) cf. ALP 45.5% (up 1%) on a two-party preferred basis.

The L-NP primary vote is 44% (down 3.5%) still clearly ahead of the ALP 32.5% (up 0.5%). Among the minor parties Greens support is 10.5% (unchanged) and Independents/ Others are 13% (up 3%).


Gary Morgan says:
“Today’s Morgan Poll shows a third consecutive week of improvement for the Government, although the L-NP (54.5%, down 1%) still retains a clear election winning two-party preferred lead over the ALP (45.5%, up 1%).

“The improvement for the Government comes after Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a $14.5 billion increase in education funding over six years in response to the Gonski Review into school funding. Although the plan has widespread backing, it requires the support of the States & Territories to be fully implemented.

“The COAG meeting on the weekend failed to bridge the differences between the States and Territories and the Commonwealth Government over the plan, although Gillard has set a deadline of June 30 to come to a final deal.”

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Roy Morgan Research

Roy Morgan Research (est. 1941) is the only Australian-owned independent polling company not owned by a media organisation, and at the last federal election theirs was the most accurate of the four major polls.

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