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It's still the trend that matters

Labour has lost four points in the latest Herald DigiPoll, slumping to 26.5%,  its worst level of support in 15 years.

 . . . On this poll of decided voters National would be able to govern alone comfortably and gain another 10 MPs. 307 more words


Martyn the mastermind

Martyn Bradbury has masterminded a plan so cunning and so effective that polls and policies are irrelevant to this election. Everything is organised so the outcome of the election is inevitable no matter what anyone else tries to do. 1,026 more words


Politics Daily

This is an attempt to replace Dr Bryce Edwards’ daily political round-up while he’s taking a break. I’m not pretending to be balanced. While I link to a range of news stories, the blogs I link to are usually from the centre to the bluer end of the political spectrum or the more reasonable or witty bits of the pink to red end. 392 more words


Poll puzzle and Trotter mania

A Roy Morgan poll result has been posted at Trade Me:

National 52.5% (+7)
Labour 29% (-1.5%)
Greens 9% (-4.5)
NZFirst 4.5% (-1.5%)
Maori Party 1.5% (+0.5%) …

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