Menu
News

Voters tell Clive ... build a political party and we'll come

Clive Palmer addresses media at his Palmer Coolum Resort. FILE IMAGE
Clive Palmer addresses media at his Palmer Coolum Resort. FILE IMAGE Brett Wortman

A NEW poll has found mining magnate Clive Palmer would win wide support with voters if he formed his own political party.

The Galaxy Research poll conducted last week found 27% of respondents would vote for the billioniare if he launched a new party.

The poll also showed that 34% of respondents believed Mr Palmer would make a better leader than Premier Campbell Newman.

In all, 53% were dissatisfied with the State Government's performance. The figure peaked at 81% among Labor supporters but still sat at a solid 20% for LNP voters.

Mr Palmer did not rate so well in the personality stakes. The poll found 43% of people liked Mr Newman's personality but only 34% preferred Mr Palmer's.

 

Topics:  clive palmer election politics voting


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

No laughing at Lister this time around

MAIDEN SPEECH: James Lister thanked his wife Belinda Lister for all her support and hard work in his first speech in Parliament as the Member for Southern Downs.

SOUTHERN Downs MP James Lister made his maiden speech yesterday.

Painting the skies with light

LIT UP: An example of light painting photography

Using light to make photo art

Local Partners