Essential Report

Better Prime Minister

Jul 12, 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 Dec 2015 Mar 2016 14 Jun 2016 28 Jun 2016
Malcolm Turnbull 39% 6% 80% 21% 35% 53% 54% 48% 40% 40%
Bill Shorten 31% 73% 3% 44% 17% 17% 15% 19% 29% 29%
Don’t know 30%  22% 16% 35% 49% 30% 31% 33% 32% 30%

39% (down 1% in last 2 weeks) of respondents think Malcolm Turnbull would make the better Prime Minister and 31% (up 2%) think Bill Shorten would make the better Prime Minister.

42% of men prefer Malcolm Turnbull and 34% prefer Bill Shorten.

35% of women prefer Malcolm Turnbull and 29% prefer Bill Shorten.

 

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