Giuliani, McCain Lead Large Field

Republican Presidential Preference

May 2007 Apr. 2007 Mar. 2007
Rudy Giuliani 28% 17% 34%
John McCain 24% 23% 30%
Newt Gingrich 13% 10% 12%
Mitt Romney 8% 12% 7%
Fred Thompson 6% 9% n.a.
Sam Brownback 1% 1% 1%
Jim Gilmore 1% 1%
Chuck Hagel 1% 1% 1%
Mike Huckabee 1% 1% 1%
Ron Paul 1% 1%
Tom Tancredo 1% 1% 1%
Tommy Thompson 1% 1% 1%
Duncan Hunter 1%
George Pataki 1%
Undecided 13% 14% 9%

Source: American Research Group
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 600 likely Republican primary voters, conducted from May 9 to May 12, 2007. Margin of error is 4 per cent.

New Zealand: National Party Leads by 12 pts.

If a general election was held yesterday under MMP, which political party would you have voted for with your party vote? That is, for the political party you most want to be represented in parliament.

May 2007 Mar. 2007 Feb. 2007
National 48% 42% 41%
Labour 36% 44% 44%
Greens 8% 6% 8%
Maori Party 3.7% 2.7% 2.0%
New Zealand First 2.4% 1.2% 2.8%
United Future 0.6% 1.9% 0.8%
ACT 0.5% 1.3% 0.8%
Destiny NZ 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Progressive 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%

Source: TNS / TV3
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 New Zealand voters, conducted from May 3 to May 9, 2007. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

Norway: Labour Leads Conservatives

What party would you support in the next federal election?

May 2007 Apr. 2007
Labour Party (DNA) 31.8% 31.2%
Conservatives (H) 21.0% 20.8%
Progress Party (FrP) 15.7% 19.8%
Socialist Left (SV) 9.1% 6.8%
Agrarians (Sp) 6.9% 7.0%
Liberal Left (V) 6.1% 6.4%
Christian People (KrF) 6.0% 4.1%

Source: Norsk Respons / Aftenposten
Methodology: Interviews with 1,000 Norwegian voters, conducted in early May 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

UK: Conservatives Lead by 4 pts.

If there were a general election tomorrow, which party would you vote for?

May 11 May 3 Apr. 26
Conservative 38% 37% 37%
Labour 34% 32% 32%
Liberal Democrats 15% 17% 18%
Other 13% 14% 14%

Source: YouGov
Methodology: Online interviews with 1,962 British adults, conducted on May 10 and May 11, 2007. No margin of error was provided.

Ireland: Fianna Fáil Leads by 9

What party would you vote for in the next parliamentary election?

May 10 Apr. 17 Jan. 2007
Fianna Fáil / Soldiers of Destiny (FF) 35% 38% 39%
Fine Gael / Family of the Irish (FG) 26% 23% 22%
Labour Party / Páirti Lucht Oibre (Lab.) 13% 12% 12%
Sinn Fein / We Ourselves (SF) 10% 8% 7%
Green Party / Comhaontas Glas (GP) 5% 6% 5%
Progressive Democrats /
Dan Pairtí Daonlathach (PD)
3% 4% 5%

Source: Millward Brown IMS
Methodology: Face-to-face interviews to 1,082 Irish adults, conducted on May 9 and May 10, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent.