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Scoop Reactor for Week Ending 01.08.14: Colin Sinks The Worm

PRESS RELEASE: NZ Highs & Lows of the political week ending 01.08.14

John Key’s announcement that he won’t be helping the Conservatives into parliament was rated highly by New Zealanders last week.

The confirmation that Murray McCully will stand in East Coast Bays, the electorate he’s held since 1987, also sent the Worm soaring.

The lowest Reactor score this week goes to the Conservatives as Colin Craig Boasts he attracted more voters to his public meeting in ‘the South of the South’ than the leader of the Opposition.

John Key not only splits opinions along party lines but divides voters on Age and Gender, scoring well below the 50% line with women and electors under 35 years of age.

View the interactive Reactor results here.

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About the Reactor Highs & Lows of the Political Week

A cross section of 300 voters from all over New Zealand gave their reactions to video clips of politicians in the news last week – continuously scoring their agreement & disagreement from 0 – 100. The results are displayed as graphs in the Reactor player (the original Roy Morgan Worm).

When you view the results in the Online Reactor Player here, you’ll be able to analyse New Zealander’s reactions by Gender, Age, Voting Intention and Roy Morgan Helix Persona segments as well as access Metrics for even more detailed analysis.

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