Essential Report

Best campaign

Jun 28, 2016

Q. Which leader and party do you think has performed best during the Federal election campaign?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberal Party 30% 6% 68% 4% 19%
Bill Shorten and the Labor Party 28% 64% 6% 26% 23%
Richard di Natale and the Greens. 8% 5% 2% 47% 10%
Don’t know 34% 25% 24% 24% 49%

30% think that Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberal Party performed best during the election campaign and 28% think Bill Shorten and the Labor Party preformed best.

Opinions mainly reflected party preferences. 68% of Liberal/National voters thought Malcolm Turnbull performed best while 64% of Labor voters thought Bill Shorten performed best.

Greens and other voters tended to favour Bill Shorten over Malcolm Turnbull.

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