Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Surviving the leadership challenge and Day One of Good Government didn't give more than a dead cat bounce in Coalition polling numbers?
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s ability to find the numbers to quash the 9 February 2015 leadership spill motion may not have translated into anything more than a dead cat bounce in polling for the Coalition.
It picked up one percentage point, Labor held its ground, the Green gained one percentage point and, the two-party preferred vote remained the same.
Which means that Labor would have won government if an election had been held between 13-16 February 2015.
This were the voting intentions of poll respondents between 4-8 February in the Essential Report of 10 February 2015:
These are the voting intentions of poll respondents between 13-16 February in the Essential Report of 17 February 2015: