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Final Forecasts for Election 2014

Friday, 19 September 2014, 1:29 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

National are forecast to pick up 44.8 percent of the vote on Election Day with Labour on 24.5 percent, the Greens 12.7 percent and NZ First 9.7%. More >>

Confident Consumers Sway To National

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:58 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

Since the end of 2013 voters who expressed great consumer confidence moved to support National even though the overall number of those who described themselves as “very confident” fell. More >>

The Squeeze On Labour

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:46 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

The Green Party has been eating into the Labour’s higher income supporters in recent times, while National has made inroads into Labour’s support amongst the lowest income earners. More >>

Reactor Rates The Final Debate An Even Affair

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 2:38 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

The final Leaders Debate was an even affair with viewers responding negatively when John Key and Cunliffe argued and people responding positively to Key’s criticism of Kim Dotcom. More >>

Differences in educational level reflected in voter choice

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:35 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

Differences in educational level reflected in voter preferences The Green party has the highest proportion of tertiary educated supporters and NZ First has the least according to an analysis by the Election Data Consortium. The Consortium is made ... More >>

New methods needed to reach non-voters

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 11:54 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

Non-voters are much heavier users of the internet than those who do vote, while 43 per cent of non-voters say they never read a newspaper according to research released today by the Election Data Consortium. More >>

Wordcloud: Dirty Politics replaced by The Moment of Truth

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 10:48 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

The “Moment of Truth” took over from “Dirty Politics” on twitter with much heavier traffic than usual. The data insight organisation Qrious collected all tweets that used the hashtag #nzpol since midday on Monday to produce this wordcloud. More >>

Split voting could deliver surprises | Election Data

Friday, 12 September 2014, 11:39 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

Voters in National-held electorates are less likely to split their vote, while those living in Ōhariu are the most likely to vote for a different candidate than their party vote says the Election Data Consortium. More >>

Busting non-voter pattern myths | Election Data Consortium

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 3:36 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

The common perception that centre-left parties like Labour and the Greens are hit much harder than National when their supporters do not turn up to vote does not hold up in light of polling analysis released today by the Election Data Consortium. More >>

New Interactive Election Map Launched

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 11:58 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

A new interactive map showing ipredict forecasts for results in electorates is now available from the Election Data Consortium at http://www.electionresults.co.nz/home More >>

Dirty Politics, Mike Hosking Drive The Word Cloud

Saturday, 6 September 2014, 11:57 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

Dirty Politics continues to dominate parts of twitter, thought the minor leaders debate gained some attention, the data insight organisation Qrious collected all tweets that used the hashtag #nzpol in the 24 hours to produce this wordcloud. More >>

Roy Morgan Poll September 3

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 3:48 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

National (45%) down after ‘Dirty Politics’ revelations, but Labour (26%) also loses support while Greens surge to 16% – highest since April 2012. Conservative Party at record high 3.5% Today’s New Zealand Roy Morgan Poll shows a sharp decline ... More >>

National, Labour Hit As Greens Rise In Latest RM Poll

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 3:46 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

National and Labour have both taken a hit in the latest Roy Morgan poll, with the Greens the greatest beneficiary though the Conservative Party appears to be on the rise as well. More >>

Poverty worries Green supporters, Maori worry Conservatives

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 1:31 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

Green voters are more worried about economic issues than National supporters, with poverty and wealth inequality considered by Green voters to be the biggest problem facing New Zealand. More >>

Defying Political Gravity

Friday, 29 August 2014, 6:38 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

The latest wave of polls show slightly different stories but with a similar theme – National’s support seems to be defying political gravity. More >>

Green Support Divided By Age And Gender

Friday, 29 August 2014, 6:36 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

Last week’s Roy Morgan Reactor indicated those taking part were heavily divided over their reaction to the Green’s messages depending on gender, age and social group. More >>

NZ First - Those Aged Over 65 Could Decide Next Government

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 1:47 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters’ ability to work his narrow support base has been one of his political strengths over the years and he will be hoping recent polling will result in his MPs being essential to form the next government. More >>

National’s Worst Case Scenario At Stage One?

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 11:33 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

A month out from the general election and ipredict traders are still forecasting National’s vote to slip below current polling levels and there is potential for it to fall further. More >>

Older Voters Least Impressed With Free GP Visit Pledge

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 11:26 am | NZ Election Data Consortium

Older voters were least impressed by Labour’s offer of free GP visit to those 65 according to the Roy Morgan Reactor last week. More >>

National and NZ First Rise in Roy Morgan Poll

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 3:08 pm | NZ Election Data Consortium

National has bounced back in the latest Roy Morgan Poll but the big winner has been New Zealand First who rise to their highest level of support since September 2013. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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