As one can see, February saw significant movement in the polls, as shown in the above average of the public polls.
The monthly newsletter is out today. The executive summary is:
There were four political polls in February – a One News Colmar Brunton poll, a Fairfax Ipsos poll and two Roy Morgan poll
The average of the public polls has National 17% ahead of Labour in January, up a large 6% from January. The current seat projection is centre-right 65 seats, centre-left 55 which would see National form a Government.
Tony Abbott’s approval ratings has plunged in Australia.
In the United States President Obama’s numbers continue to slowly recover from his terrible end to 2013.
In the UK David Cameron’s ratings also drop after a poor Government response to recent floods.
In Canada the Conservatives are static with the Liberals remaining in the lead.
The normal two tables are provided comparing the country direction sentiment and head of government approval sentiment for the five countries. The mood in Australia has dropped significantly in the last month, while New Zealand improves.
We also carry details of polls in New Zealand on the NZ Flag, religion in schools, Winston Peters, the most important issues, Labour’s baby bonus, higher taxes plus the normal business and consumer confidence polls.
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