A poll in Fairfax newspapers today says mining magnate and political hopeful Clive Palmer might win as many votes as The Greens in Queensland.
According to the poll, Palmer has an 8% primary vote, which puts his fledgling party at equal pace with The Greens.
Labor’s primary vote is 31%, compared to the coalition on 45%.
One of Palmer’s recruits, former rugby league player Glen Lazarus, is an outside chance of wining a seat in the Senate, with the help of preferences.
The 8% won’t be enough to win Palmer his own seat though.
The survey of 1014 people in Queensland was taken between August 31 and September 1.
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