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3 News Poll late late August 2014

Polling Company: Reid Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 1,000 respondents (3.1% maximum margin of error)

Undecideds:

Polling Company: Reid Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 1,000 respondents (3.1% maximum margin of error)

Undecideds:

Dates: 26 to 31 August 2014

Client: 3 News

Report: 3 News

Party Support

  • National 46.4% (+1.4%)
  • Labour 25.9% (-0.5%)
  • Green 12.6% (-0.9%)
  • ACT 0.6% (+0.3%)
  • Maori 2.0%  (+1.3%)
  • United Future 0.1% (-0.3%)
  • Mana/Internet 1.7% (-0.4%)
  • NZ First 5.8% (-0.5%)
  • Conservative 4.2% (-0.4%)

Projected Seats

  • National 58
  • Labour 33
  • Green 16
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana/Internet 2
  • NZ First 7
  • Total 121

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 58 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 60/121 – one fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 33 + Greens 16 + Mana/Internet 2 = 51/121 – ten fewer than minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 7 + Maori 3 = 10/121

On this poll, the centre parties would hold the balance of power. National could govern with NZ First or with the Maori Party (and ACT/UF). Labour could only govern with the Greens, Internet Mana, NZ First and the Maori Party.

Preferred PM

  • John Key 45.1% (+3.7%)
  • David Cunliffe 11.4% (+0.3%)

 

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Roy Morgan poll late August 2014

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 762 of whom 735 have a party preference

Undecideds: 3.5%

Dates: 18 August to 31 August 2014

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan

Party Support

  • National 45.0% (-3.0%)
  • Labour 26.0% (-1.5%)
  • Green 16.0% (+4.5%)
  • NZ First 6.0% (-0.5%)
  • Maori 0.5% (-0.5%)
  • United Future 0.0% (nc)
  • ACT 1.0% (+0.5%)
  • Mana/Internet 1.0% (-1.5%)
  • Conservative 3.5% (+2.5%)

Projected Seats

  • National 56
  • Labour 33
  • Green 20
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana/Internet 1
  • NZ First 8
  • Total 123

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 56 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 58/123 – four fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 33 + Greens 20 + Mana/Internet 1 = 54/123 – eight fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 8 + Maori 3 = 11/123

On this poll NZ First would have the balance of power.

Country Direction

  • Right 61.0% (-2.5%)
  • Wrong 25.0% (+0.5%)
  • Can’t Say 14.0% (+2.0%)

 

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