The federal election campaign in Australia has reached its final days with the governing Labor Party & opposition Coalition Party neck and neck. Today a psychic saltwater crocodile picked Labor Party leader Julia Gillard to be elected Prime Minister by gobbling a chicken hanging from her head shot (more from the National Post). TipTop’s social media sentiment predictions are a bit more refined and still show the candidates running head-to-head, except in Perth where the Coalition leader Tony Abbott was lagging.
Using TipTop to follow the Australian vote is easy. You can get parliamentary election discussions broken down into browsable topics & positive and negative snippets by searching #ausvotes. To see what the important issues are for Australian voters from ABC’s Australia Votes 2010 twitter thread, view TipTop’s results for #myvote to see more than just streaming tweets. From this real-time social search perspective you can see changing sentiment trends, hot topics & the tips to show you what people are thinking about regarding the issues, candidates, and the overall election.
Elections are local events, so today on TipTop’s hub page at http://FeelTipTop.com we feature social media polling results for both candidates for Prime Minister in key cities across Australia – the day before Saturday’s election outcome. Below are cities for which we got Julia Gillard & Tony Abbott sentiments’ results by entering the candidates name into the TipTop search box and selecting the city from the “Any place” pull-down menu. Click on the links below to see the latest results for either candidate. At the time of this snapshot, TipTop’s polling results show:
- Adelaide voters saw Julia Gillard with 30% positive & 13% negative sentiment. For latest results go to http://ftt.nu/fxDgj. Sentiment results for Tony Abbott were 33% positive & 22% negative. For the latest results go to http://ftt.nu/mHYZa.
- People in Brisbane wrote about Gillard positively 23% & negatively 21% of the time at http://ftt.nu/EJ8i7 & Tony Abbott 24%:) & 27%:( @ http://ftt.nu/w73SX.
- Melbourne voters think Gillard is 27%:) 22%:( @ http://ftt.nu/ijrOX & Abbott is 27%:) 14%:( @ http://ftt.nu/43ksj.
- Social media pundits in Perth voters see Gillard as 24%:) & 18%:( @ http://ftt.nu/NhKB6 — Abbot as 12%:) & 18%:( @ http://ftt.nu/xwIh2.
- TipTop polls show Sydney voters see Gillard as 24%:) & 20%:( @ http://ftt.nu/Tt1Kw. Abbott is 25%:) & 11%:( @ http://ftt.nu/j5Cgx
Check out the Australia 2010 election page & you will see the outcome on TipTop for the latest trends, topics & tips.
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