Archive for April, 2012

3 News Reid Research Poll April 2012

Polling Company: Reid Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: assumed 1,000 respondents (3.2% maximum margin of error)

Dates: assumed 14 to 19 April 2012

Client: 3 News

Report: 3 News

Party Support

  • National 49.8% (+2.3%)
  • Labour 29.4% (nc)
  • Green 14.1% (+0.8%)
  • ACT 0.2% (nc)
  • Maori 1.6%  (+0.3%)
  • United Future 0.0% (nc)
  • Mana 0.9% (-0.4%)
  • NZ First 2.3% (-2.7%)
  • Conservative 1.1% (-0.3%)

Projected Seats

  • National 62
  • Labour 37
  • Green 18
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana 1
  • NZ First 0
  • Total 123

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 62 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 64/123 – two more than minimum 62 needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 37 + Greens 18 + Mana 1 = 56/122 -six less than minimum 62 needed to govern

The Maori Party is not shown as part of the centre-right or centre-left.

Preferred PM

  • Key 44.2% (-1.6%)
  • Shearer 10.4% (+0.3%)

Leadership Approval

  • Key – 59.9% (-0.6%) doing well vs 24.0% (-2.0%) doing poorly – net rating is +35.9% (-2.6%)
  • Shearer  – 32.5% (-2.6%) doing well vs 26.2% (+9.0%) doing poorly – net positive is +6.3% (-11.6%)
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Roy Morgan Poll early April 2012

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 928, of whom 900 have a party preference

Undecideds: 3.0%

Dates: 02 April 2012 to 15 April 2012

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan Website

Party Support

  • National 49.5% (+5.5%)
  • Labour 26.5% (-4.0%)
  • Green 12.5% (-4.5%)
  • NZ First 6.5% (+1.5%)
  • Maori 1.5% (nc)
  • United Future 1.0% (+0.5%)
  • ACT 0.0% (-0.5%)
  • Mana 1.0% (+0.5%)

Projected Seats

  • National 61
  • Labour 32
  • Green 15
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana 1
  • NZ First 8
  • Total 122

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 61 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 63/122 – 1 more than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 32 + Greens 15 + NZ First 8 + Mana 1 = 56/122 – 6 greater than minimum needed to govern

The Maori Party is not shown as part of the centre-right or centre-left.

Country Direction

  • Right 55.5% (+2.0%)
  • Wrong 31.0% (+1.5%)
  • Can’t Say 13.5% (-3.5%)

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Roy Morgan Poll late March 2012

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 948, of whom 915 have a party preference

Undecideds: 3.5%

Dates: 12 March 2012 to 1 April 2012

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan Website

Party Support

  • National 44.0% (-4.5%)
  • Labour 30.5% (+0.5%)
  • Green 17.0% (+4.5%)
  • NZ First 5.0% (nc)
  • Maori 1.5% (+0.5%)
  • United Future 0.5% (nc)
  • ACT 0.5% (nc)
  • Mana 0.5% (nc)

Projected Seats

  • National 53
  • Labour 36
  • Green 20
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana 1
  • NZ First 6
  • Total 121

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 53 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 55/122 – 6 less than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 36 + Greens 20 + NZ First 6 + Mana 1 = 63/122 – 2 greater than minimum needed to govern

The Maori Party is not shown as part of the centre-right or centre-left.

Country Direction

  • Right 53.5% (+1.0%)
  • Wrong 29.5% (-4.5%)
  • Can’t Say 17.0% (+3.5%)

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One News Colmar Brunton Poll March 2012

Polling Company: Colmar Brunton

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 1,000

Undecideds:

Dates: assume 25 March to 29 March 2012

Client: One News

Report: One News

Party Support

  • National 51.0% (+1.0%)
  • Labour 29.0% (+1.0%)
  • Green 11.0% (+1.0%)
  • ACT 1% (-0.7%)
  • Maori 1% (-1.0%)
  • United Future 0% (-0.1%)
  • Mana 1% (NC)
  • NZ First 3% (-1.2%)
  • Conservative 1% (-1.4%)

Projected Seats

  • National 65
  • Labour 38
  • Green 14
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana 1
  • NZ First 0
  • Conservative 0
  • Total 123

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 65 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 67/123 – 5 more than minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 38 + Greens 14 + Mana 1= 53/122 -9 less than minimum needed to govern

The Maori Party is not shown as part of the centre-right or centre-left.

Preferred PM

  • John Key 48% (-4%)
  • David Shearer 11% (-4% from Goff)

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