'Boring' Campbell Newman staging comeback in polls?

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CAMPBELL Newman has staged a surprising personal comeback; voters refuse to warm to him, but believe he should be given another go at the next election.

It is understood that is one of many findings of private LNP research conducted both in Ashgrove, and on Brisbane's south-side.

It is understood the polling - conducted in four tranches less than a month ago - was done to gauge the ongoing damage of the Stafford by-election on both the premier's personal standing and the party's fortunes ahead of the next election.

The economy, job security and wages, cost of living, security/crime and frontline services topped the list of voters' concerns, with the Government's "leasing" argument taking the sting out of privatisation plans.

Voters also believed that Campbell Newman needed longer to do the job, and swinging voters saw him as a strong leader - despite not liking him.

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Has your opinion of Campbell Newman changed?

This poll ended on 06 November 2014.

Current Results

Yes. I think he is settling down


No. I still don't like him


Yes. Moving, prefer lease sale more


No. It's asset sales with new name


This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

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