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October 2011
Contest of leaders - qual
Sunday, 30 October 2011 08:52 | Written by Graham Young

As the quants show the best result for the government would be Rudd against  Turnbull, but the best result for the opposition would be Turnbull against Gillard. The following Leximancer maps give some clues as to why this would be the case (click on each of the maps for an enlargement).

 
Should ABC RN retire Quiet Space and Sound Quality?
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 01:07 | Written by Graham Young

Along with How to enjoy ironing in the early morning we ran a What the people want poll to determine how many agreed with the author that ABC Radio National programs Quiet Space and Sound Quality should be retired.

 
Who is Australia's best post-war Prime Minister?
Sunday, 16 October 2011 21:57 | Written by Graham Young

It appears to be John Howard, at least on first preferences.

 
Preferred Prime Ministers
Sunday, 16 October 2011 21:48 | Written by Graham Young

Our preferred prime minister polling was more detailed this time as we tested not just Abbott and Gillard, but Rudd and Turnbull as well. The table below summarises the results.

 
Preferred leaders - quants
Sunday, 16 October 2011 20:50 | Written by Graham Young

Stephen Smith is the preferred leader of the Labor Party, while Malcolm Turnbull is the preferred leader of the Liberals. The tables and some analysis are below and further analysis is also available at Present pollies fail the voter connectivity test.

 
ALP vote stabilises and recovers a little ground
Sunday, 16 October 2011 20:14 | Written by Graham Young

Our First Preference Index shows Labor recovering slightly in the last quarter.