Essential Report

Attributes of the Liberal Party

Sep 23, 2014

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

 

Jul 2009

Mar 2010

April 2011

May 2012

Aug 2013

Mar 2014

 

Total

23 Sep

Change

Will promise to do anything to win votes

67%

72%

65%

63%

65%

67%

69%

+2

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

60%

58%

60%

62%

65%

+3

Out of touch with ordinary people

62%

58%

54%

53%

58%

59%

63%

+4

Have a vision for the future

48%

48%

51%

53%

49%

-4

Clear about what they stand for

44%

46%

45%

50%

46%

-4

Understands the problems facing Australia

44%

43%

51%

52%

48%

47%

44%

-3

Moderate

50%

50%

55%

52%

48%

46%

44%

-2

Divided

74%

66%

49%

37%

31%

32%

40%

+8

Extreme

36%

38%

36%

34%

39%

37%

40%

+3

Have good policies

38%

44%

39%

-5

Has a good team of leaders

29%

31%

40%

39%

36%

43%

38%

-5

Looks after the interests of working people

38%

40%

36%

37%

31%

-6

Trustworthy

30%

32%

28%

-4

Keeps its promises

28%

23%

33%

34%

32%

35%

26%

-9

The Liberal Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (69%), too close to the big corporate and financial interest (65%) and out of touch with ordinary people (63%).

Main changes since March were – keeps it promises (down 9% to 26%), divided (up 8% to 40%), looks after the interests of working people (down 6% to 31%), have good policies (down 5% to 39%) and has a good team of leaders (down 5% to 38%).

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