The latest monthly polling newsletter is out. The high level summary is:
Curia’s Polling Newsletter – Issue 85, May 2015
There were three political voting polls in May – a Roy Morgan, a One News Colmar Brunton and a 3 News Reid Research.
The average of the public polls has National 21% ahead of Labour in May, up 2% from April. The current seat projection is centre-right 63 seats, centre-left 49 which would see a National-led Government.
In the United States Clinton’s favourability goes negative for the first time, on the back of scrutiny of donations to the Clinton Foundation. Walker takes the lead from Bush in the Republican race.
In the UK the Conservatives have increased 3% since the election. Current views on the EU are 45% want the UK to remain, 38% leave and 18% undecided
In Australia the country direction has improved significantly in May, after the recent budget. Abbott’s approval also improving.
In Canada following their win in Alberta, the NDP are increasing support throughout the country.
The normal three tables are provided comparing the country direction sentiment, head of government approval and opposition leader approval sentiment for the five countries.
We also carry details of polls in New Zealand on the NZ Head of State, 2015 Budget, John Key’s ponytail pulling and the recent tax changes on property plus the normal business and consumer confidence polls.
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