Essential Report

Better Prime Minister

Sep 9, 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

11 Mar

11 June

8 July

12 Aug

Tony Abbott

35%

5%

82%

9%

22%

41%

39%

36%

34%

37%

Bill Shorten

36%

69%

5%

60%

33%

22%

33%

40%

37%

36%

Don’t know

30%

26%

13%

32%

45%

37%

28%

24%

29%

27%

35% (down 2% since August) of respondents think Tony Abbott would make the better Prime Minister and 36% (no change) think Bill Shorten would make the better Prime Minister.

Men prefer Tony Abbott 39% to 36% and women prefer Bill Shorten 35% to 30%.

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