30 Oct 2011

Labour narrows gap with National in latest poll

7:09 pm on 30 October 2011

The Labour Party has narrowed the National Party's lead in the latest 3 News Reid Research poll but is still well behind.

National recorded 52.3% support, while Labour got 30.2%.

Labour's likely support partner, the Green Party, scored 9.4% - pushing its combined support to nearly 40%.

The next best minor party was New Zealand First on 2.4%.

The poll of about 1000 people was conducted last week and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1%.