Newspoll shows Coalition is facing election wipeout

Photo of Newspoll shows Coalition is facing election wipeout

Government’s 40th straight loss gives Labor a commanding 56% to 44% lead

The Coalition’s leadership implosion is continuing to deadweight the Morrison government in the polls, with Labor in front on a two-party-preferred vote of 56% to 44%, according to the latest Newspoll.

Two weeks after Scott Morrison was declared the victor in a poisonous three-way leadership contest that dispatched Malcolm Turnbull from the prime ministership, Labor is in an election-winning position similar to the vote the opposition commanded in 2007 when Kevin Rudd took government from John Howard.

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