Australia: Rudd Leads Howard by 1 pt.

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way John Howard is doing his job as prime minister?

Jul. 8 Jun. 17 May 27
Satisfied 46% 45% 44%
Dissatisfied 44% 45% 47%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Kevin Rudd is doing his job as leader of the opposition?

Jul. 8 Jun. 17 May 27
Satisfied 60% 62% 64%
Dissatisfied 21% 22% 17%

Who do you think would make the better prime minister?

Jul. 8 Jun. 17 May 27
Kevin Rudd (ALP) 43% 46% 47%
John Howard (Lib.) 42% 40% 38%

Source: Newspoll / The Australian
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,168 Australian voters, conducted from Jul. 6 to Jul. 8, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

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