Essential Report

Apr 27, 2016

Q. The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he will call an early double dissolution election because the Senate has not passed legislation to re-establish the Australian Building and Construction Commission.

Do you approve or disapprove of Malcolm Turnbull calling an early double dissolution election?

  Total

 

  Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   2 weeks ago
Total approve 40%   32% 62% 38% 31%   39%
Total disapprove 28%   38% 15% 45% 32%   24%
Strongly approve 11%   10% 17% 7% 8%   13%
Approve 29%   22% 45% 31% 23%   26%
Disapprove 18%   23% 13% 30% 17%   16%
Strongly disapprove 10%   15% 2% 15% 15%   8%
Don’t know 32%   30% 22% 18% 38%   36%

40% approve of Malcolm Turnbull calling an early double dissolution election and 28% disapprove.

62% of Liberal/National voters approve while other voters are divided. Labor voters (38%) and Greens voters (45%) are a little more likely to disapprove.

There has been little change in opinions about a double dissolution in the last two weeks.

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