March 2013
Western Australia - the qual
Tuesday, 12 March 2013 21:24 | Written by Graham Young

The issues in this election were fairly clear. As noted in the quants, there was strong support for the direction in which the state is heading. The qual shows that this is largely because of the state's booming economy, with the only negatives being around flow-on issues such as increased traffic congestion.

 
WA Election Quants
Monday, 11 March 2013 20:52 | Written by Graham Young

There were few surprises in the quantitative results from our Western Australian survey. It was a clear case of a popular government versus an opposition that was never really in the game, with huge expectations of a Liberal win about its only lever.

 
Preferred leaders - the quants
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 00:39 | Written by Graham Young

For the second year running we have conducted one of our detailed surveys into preferred leadership of the two major political parties, and there are some surprising twists and turns. If politics was a popularity contest, then Malcolm Turnbull would be the next Australian PM, but it isn't.