Kerre McIvor: Why the new poll doesn't really matter

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Newstalk ZB ,
Section
Opinion,
Publish Date
Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 12:40p.m.
Will the new poll have much of an impact? (Photo / NZ Herald)

A new political poll has once again shown bad news for National, but does it really matter? 

The Colmar Brunton poll for 1 News puts Labour on 48 per cent and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on 51 per cent approval.

For National, they were down to 40 per cent, while Simon Bridges is lingering on five per cent. 

Kerre McIvor argues that while Simon Bridges needs to go, the new 1News poll doesn't reflect the Government's policy plans.

But, given that the elections aren't for another 18 months, is there any point in getting worked up over polling now? 

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