Small lift in poll for PM
THE Coalition remains on course for a significant election defeat despite a lift in Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s approval ratings.
An exclusive Newspoll published in The Australian shows Labor retaining a commanding lead over the Coalition with a 53/47 two-party preferred vote.
The Coalition’s primary vote remains at a historic low of 37 per cent.
Mr Morrison’s approval rating lifted three points to 43 per cent and he has maintained his lead over Bill Shorten as the preferred prime minister after widening the gap two points to 44/35 in the latest poll.