Essential Report

Approval of Bill Shorten

Jun 11, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

12
Nov
13

10 Dec

14
Jan
14

11 Feb

11 Mar

8 April

13 May

Total approve

38%

65%

20%

49%

13%

31%

39%

35%

30%

32%

34%

35%

Total disapprove

40%

16%

64%

30%

65%

27%

31%

32%

34%

39%

38%

37%

Strongly approve

7%

15%

3%

2%

5%

7%

5%

4%

4%

6%

6%

Approve

31%

50%

17%

47%

13%

26%

32%

30%

26%

28%

28%

29%

Disapprove

22%

13%

29%

26%

35%

17%

19%

20%

21%

24%

22%

19%

Strongly disapprove

18%

3%

35%

4%

30%

10%

12%

12%

13%

15%

16%

18%

Don’t know

22%

20%

16%

21%

22%

43%

31%

32%

35%

29%

28%

28%

38% (up 3% since May) of respondents approve of the job Bill Shorten is doing as opposition leader and 40% (up 3%) disapprove.

65% (up 2%) of Labor voters approve of the job Bill Shorten is doing and 16% (up 5%) disapprove. Greens voters were split with 49% approving and 30% disapproving.

41% of men and 35% of women approve of Bill Shorten. 43% of men and 37% of women disapprove.

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