Simon Bridges approval rating neck and neck with Judith Collins in new poll

A new poll shows National Party leader Simon Bridges drawing equal with MP Judith Collins as preferred Prime Minister.

However both sit below current PM Jacinda Ardern.. 

The new Colmar Brunton poll from 1 News shows Bridges and Collins at 6 percent, while Ardern sits at 41 percent.

Ardern has dropped by 4 percent since the last poll in early June.

A new face has appeared too - the poll shows 1 percent of respondents want outgoing CEO of Air New Zealand Christopher Luxon as their PM.

Luxon is not an MP, although there have been rumours he will move into politics.

The National Party as a whole has risen 1 percent since the last poll at the start of June, bringing it two points above Labour at 45 percent. 

New Zealand First has dropped down to 3 percent. The minimum percent required to get into Government is 5 percent. 

The Green Party has remained stable at 6 percent. With the Greens, Labour would have enough seats to govern without NZ First.





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