Essential Report

Better Prime Minister

Jan 19, 2016

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

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Sep 2015

Oct 2015

Nov 2015

Dec 2015

Malcolm Turnbull

51%

26%

84%

31%

43%

53%

48%

55%

54%

Bill Shorten

18%

38%

4%

35%

9%

17%

19%

14%

15%

Don’t know

31%

36%

11%

34%

48%

30%

33%

31%

31%

51% (down 3%) of respondents think Malcolm Turnbull would make the better Prime Minister and 18% (up 3%) think Bill Shorten would make the better Prime Minister.

55% of men prefer Malcolm Turnbull and 21% prefer Bill Shorten. 47% of women prefer Malcolm Turnbull and 15% prefer Bill Shorten.

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