This is an interesting poll but I have a few questions. Were those polled just Labour party members? If not, were those polled voters who would be voting for Labour at the next election? Or did it include National party voters who have their own agenda? I hope this information is disclosed.
3 News will tonight broadcast a special poll on the Labour leadership contest – the first since the three candidates were announced two weeks ago.
Conducted by Research Now, the 3 News poll sampled 500 voters from around the country, asking them to name their preferred Labour leader from contenders David Cunliffe, Grant Robertson and Shane Jones, who have been on a nationwide road show stating their case.
3 News Political Editor Patrick Gower says: “This is the first time we get to see what the public think of Cunliffe, Robertson and Jones. There is a shock result that will make one candidate very happy – and of course, that means another will be very disappointed.” Continue reading »