Pauline Hanson’s popularity soars to 16% as Malcolm Turnbull’s support slumps – with Labor leading the Coalition in EVERY state

Pauline Hanson’s popularity soars to 16% as Malcolm Turnbull’s support slumps – with Labor leading the Coalition in EVERY state, by Stephen Johnson.

The Queensland senator’s One Nation party has 16 per cent support in her home state, the latest Newspoll shows. …

A parliamentary portrait of Pauline Hanson early in her political career

The survey of 6843 voters from April to June shows Labor leading the Coalition by 53 per cent to 47 per cent in two-party terms at a national level, marking a 2.6 per cent swing against the government since it was narrowly re-elected last year with a one-seat majority. …

The backlash against the prime minister was most pronounced in Queensland and South Australia with his Coalition government also behind Labor in every state, the poll published in The Australian found.

Mr Turnbull has already lost 14 Newspolls in a row … The Coalition’s primary vote support has fallen by six percentage points since last year’s election. Mr Turnbull was regarded as the better prime minister with 44 per cent support compared with 32 per cent for Labor leader Bill Shorten.