31 Jul 2017

Labour, Little and Polls

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:13 pm on 31 July 2017

Andrew Little says Labour would need a considerably greater share of the vote to form a government than the latest polling of 24 percent.

Mr Little revealed yesterday he offered to step down as Labour leader following the party's lowest ever poll result.

But how reliable are polls these days, given they were so wrong regarding Trump and Brexit? We ask AUT Social scientist, Professor Charles Crothers.

Andrew Little in the Morning Report Auckland studio, 18 July 2017.

Andrew Little in the Morning Report Auckland studio, 18 July 2017. Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly