I would not normally be bothering with polls at this time in the election cycle but with a likely second round election for six WA Senate seats, which will determine control of the upper house, we should keep abreast. Fresh from Roy Morgan:
On a two-party preferred basis the ALP is 51.5%, up 2.5% since the Morgan Poll of November 16/17, 2013. L-NP support is 48.5%, down 2.5%. If an election were held now the result would be a narrow ALP victory according to the Morgan Poll. This multi-mode Morgan Poll on voting intention was conducted last weekend (November 30/December 1, 2013) with an Australia-wide cross-section of 2,018 Australian electors aged 18+.
The L-NP primary vote is 41.5% (down 1%) now just ahead of the ALP primary vote at 38.5% (up 6%).
Among the minor parties Greens support is 8.5% (down 2.5%), support for the Palmer United Party (PUP) is 3.5% (down 1.5%) and support for Independents/Others is 8% (down 1%). Support for PUP is still highest in Clive Palmer’s home State of Queensland (7%).