Best leader of the Liberal Party

Aug 4, 2015

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party?

  Total   Male Female   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Jun 2014 Feb 2015
Tony Abbott 18% 21% 15% 4% 41% 3% 9% 18% 11%
Malcolm Turnbull 24% 30% 18% 32% 21% 34% 20% 31% 24%
Joe Hockey 3% 3% 2% 2% 4% 2% 2% 6% 5%
Julie Bishop 17% 11% 22% 17% 17% 21% 20% 4% 21%
Christopher Pyne 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% <1% <1%
Scott Morrison 3% 5% 1% 2% 6% 3% 1% 2%
Someone else 13% 13% 13% 17% 3% 20% 28% 19% 13%
Don’t know 22% 16% 27% 24% 6% 187% 17% 21% 24%

 

24% (no change since February) think Malcolm Turnbull would make the best leader of the Liberal Party, 18% prefer Tony Abbott (up 7%) and 17% prefer Julie Bishop (down 4%).

Among Liberal/National voters, 41% (up 18%) prefer Tony Abbott, 21% (down 3%) Malcolm Turnbull and 17% (down 9%) Julie Bishop.

Preferences of men were Malcolm Turnbull 30%, Tony Abbott 21% and Julie Bishop 11%.

Preferences of women were Julie Bishop 22%, Malcolm Turnbull 18% and Tony Abbott 15%.

 

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