The state of the polls – National and Labour in the same ballpark halfway through the government’s term…
Polls show National and Labour in same ballpark…
|The movements are different, but the two latest TV political polls have National and Labour in roughly the same ballpark when it comes to voter support.
For TV3, its Reid Research poll has National down by over two points to just over 47 per cent.
It has Labour up almost three points to 33.1 per cent.
The main point of difference between the two polls is the Greens.
Colmar Brunton has the party down significantly to nine percent, having lost four points.
Reid Research has them up half a point on 12 per cent.
On current numbers, Government aligned parties have 51 per cent support and those in opposition have 47.
The Conservatives have polled two per cent.
Photo: Edward Swift