Essential Report

Dual citizenship proposal

Nov 14, 2017

To resolve the issue of dual citizenship of parliamentarians, Malcolm Turnbull has proposed that MPs provide a declaration that he or she was not, to the best of his or her knowledge and belief, a citizen of any country other than Australia. Do you think this plan goes far enough or does not go far enough?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Goes far enough 40% 34% 57% 43% 37%
Does not go far enough 44% 52% 30% 50% 51%
Don’t know 16%   13% 13% 7% 11% 

40% think that Malcolm Turnbull’s proposal that MP’s provide a declaration regarding duel citizenship goes far enough and 44% think it does not go far enough.

57% of Liberal National voters think it goes far enough and 52% of Labor voters and 50% of Greens voters think it does not go far enough.


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