Essential Report

Attributes of the Labor Party

Aug 27, 2018

Q. And which statements do you feel fit the Labor Party?

  Total Change   Jul 2018
Will promise to do anything to win votes 70% +2   68%
Looks after the interests of working people 55% -2   57%
Out of touch with ordinary people 51% +3   48%
Moderate 50% -3   53%
Have a vision for the future 48% -2   50%
Understands the problems facing Australia 48% -2   50%
Clear about what they stand for 47% +1   46%
Divided 46% -10   56%
Have good policies 43% -2   45%
Has a good team of leaders 39% +1   38%
Too close to the big corporate and financial interests 36% -1   37%
Extreme 36% +2   34%
Trustworthy 34% +1   33%
Keeps its promises 30% -4   34%

 

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (70%), looks after the interests of working people (55%), out of touch with ordinary people (51%) and moderate (50%).

Since this question was asked last month, the only substantial change has been for divided (down 10%).

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