Essential Report

Better Prime Minister

Jul 8, 2014

Q. Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister out of Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten? 

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

 

22 Oct 2013

14 Jan 2014

11 Feb

11 Mar

8 April

13 May

11 June

Tony Abbott

34%

4%

79%

2%

31%

41%

42%

40%

39%

42%

36%

36%

Bill Shorten

37%

73%

5%

66%

17%

22%

31%

30%

33%

32%

37%

40%

Don’t know

29%

23%

16%

32%

52%

37%

27%

31%

28%

26%

28%

24%

37% (down 3% since June) of respondents think Bill Shorten would make the better Prime Minister and 34% (down 2%) think Tony Abbott would make the better Prime Minister.

Men prefer Bill Shorten 38% to 37% and women prefer Bill Shorten 35% to 31%.

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