Managing Director John Scales explains in The Australian Financial Review today that if the race is as close as polls suggest, there’s a small possibility that the Coalition could eke out an unexpected victory on Saturday.
JWS Research founder John Scales explains in today’s The Australian Financial Review by looking at recent polls and historical examples that if the race is close going into the last week of an election campaign, anything can happen.
John Scales told ABC’s AM program that many voters feel campaigns have become very predictable and run of the mill, so the challenge for this one is to capture people’s attention.
JWS Research Managing Director John Scales explains TPP, preference flows and the effect of minor party votes in this morning’s Australian Financial Review. As the Coalition loses voters to minor parties who direct preferences elsewhere, it must keep growing its primary vote. This is very hard.
A JWS Research poll of NSW voters in the wake of the state election is now available, finding a growing number of voters are ignoring how-to-vote cards, preferring to make up their own mind on where to direct preferences, many only deciding who to vote for on election day.
Polling conducted with the Housing Industry Association (HIA) found over 92 per cent of renters aspire to own their own home, but less than half believe they’ll achieve it.