Essential Report

Better Prime Minister

Mar 10, 2015

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 Green

Vote Other

 

Oct 2013

Mar 2014

June 2014

Sep 2014

Dec 2104

Jan 2015

Feb 2015

Tony Abbott

33%

4%

77%

4%

22%

41%

39%

36%

35%

31%

35%

31%

Bill Shorten

37%

77%

8%

56%

26%

22%

33%

40%

36%

36%

37%

39%

Don’t know

30%

19%

15%

41%

52%

37%

28%

24%

30%

33%

28%

30%

33% (up 2% since February) of respondents think Tony Abbott would make the better Prime Minister and 37% (down 2%) think Bill Shorten would make the better Prime Minister.

36% of men prefer Tony Abbott and 37% prefer Bill Shorten – and women prefer Bill Shorten 38% to 29%.

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