Essential Report

Double dissolution

Mar 22, 2016

If the Senate rejects the bill to restore the ABCC, or the Senate fails to pass it, would you approve or disapprove the Government calling a double-dissolution election?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 34%   34% 43% 33% 33%
Total disapprove 22%   28% 18% 29% 24%
Strongly approve 13% 15% 16% 5% 17%
Approve 21% 19% 27% 28% 16%
Disapprove 15% 16% 15% 22% 14%
Strongly disapprove 7% 12% 3% 7% 10%
Don’t know 44% 39% 40% 39% 44%

34% would approve of the Government calling a double dissolution election if the Senate fails to restore the ABCC and 22% oppose. 44% don’t have an opinion.

Supporters of all parties are more likely to approve than disapprove.

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