National and Labour down in Roy Morgan poll

The latest Roy Morgan polls has drops for both National and Labour with Greens and NZ First up. This may reflect the respective attention the parties got in the Northland by election.

  • National 45.5% (down 1%)
  • Maori Party 1.5% (down 0.5%)
  • Act NZ 1% (unchanged)
  • United Future 0% (unchanged)
  • Labour 27.5% (down 3.5%)
  • Greens 13.5% (up 2.5%)
  • NZ First 8.5% (up 2.5%)
  • Conservative Party 1% (down 0.5%)
  • Internet-Mana Party 0% (unchanged)
  • Independent/ Others 1.5% (up 0.5%).

National won’t be too worried with a slight easing but Labour may be a bit worried, it’s the first drop since Andrew Little took over leadership. It’s just one poll but the Northland rock and a hard place may have knocked them.

It demonstrates one of Labour’s problems – if their potential support partners go up they go down.


Electors were asked: “If a New Zealand Election were held today which party would receive your party vote?” This latest New Zealand Roy Morgan Poll on voting intention was conducted by telephone – both landline and mobile telephone, with a NZ wide cross-section of 888 electors from April 6-19, 2015. Of all electors surveyed 4% (up 0.5%) didn’t name a party.

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  1. kittycatkin

     /  23rd April 2015

    I see that Mana-Internet hasn’t gone down-good news for Dotcon !

    • Pierre

       /  23rd April 2015

      If I’m not mistaken their support has doubled since the last poll.

  2. Day Tripper, Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!

     /  23rd April 2015

    Go WINSTON, you good thing!!
    🙂 🙂

  3. Maki Herbert ALCP

     /  24th April 2015

    again the media fail to name all polictal parties ‘OTHERS’ ………….grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

  4. David

     /  24th April 2015

    Little may have made a huge mistake in backing Winston, wait until his own team turn on him and use this to smack him around. Very few of his caucus wanted him as leader but I guess judging by the lack of anything from them he is not exactly cracking the whip and working them hard. The Labour caucus is still on holiday and haven’t raised any issues in ages, the only coverage is Little commenting in a bitter way about something the government is doing.

  5. Alan Wilkinson

     /  24th April 2015

    The Roy Morgan poll is an extraordinary example of incompetence being rewarded. It’s very inaccuracy means every poll produces some newsworthy movement – which as ever will vanish in his next poll.


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