Roy Morgan Poll late November 2008

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 908 (3.5% maximum margin of error)

Dates: 16 November to 30 November 2008

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan Website

Party Support

  • National 44.0% (+2.0%)
  • Labour 32.5% (-2.0%)
  • Green 9.5% (-0.5%)
  • NZ First 3.5% (-1.0%)
  • Maori 3.5% (+1.0%)
  • United Future 1.0% (nc)
  • ACT 4.0% (nc)
  • Progressive 0.0% (nc)
  • Other 1.5% (nc)

Projected Seats

  • National 56
  • Labour 42
  • Green 12
  • NZ First 0
  • Maori 5
  • United Future 1
  • ACT 5
  • Progressive 1
  • Total 122

This is based on Maori Party winning five electorate seats and ACT, United Future and Progressive one each.

Coalition Options

  • National 56 + ACT 5 + United Future = 62/122 – majority possible
  • Labour 42 + Progressive 1 + Greens 12 + Maori 5 = 60/122 = majority not possible

The easiest option for both National and Labour to get a majority of at least 62 is shown. The Maori Party is the only party assumed to be able to go with National or Labour.

Country Direction

  • Right 66.0% (+14.5%)
  • Wrong 19.0% (-16.0%)
  • Can’t Say 15.0% (+1.5%)
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