Essential Report

Federal Politics – voting intention

Sep 6, 2010

Q. If a Federal Election was held today to which party will you probably give your first preference vote? If not sure, which party are you currently leaning toward?

Q. If don’t know -Well which party are you currently leaning to?

2,106 sample size

First preference/leaning to  6 months ago 4 weeks ago 2 weeks ago Last week This week

 

Liberal 37% 39% 42% 41% 40%
National 3% 3% 3% 3% 3%
Total Lib/Nat 40% 42% 45% 44% 43%
Labor 43% 41% 38% 38% 39%
Greens 9% 10% 11% 11% 11%
Family First 2% 3% 2% 2% 2%
Other/Independent 7% 5% 4% 5% 6%

 

2PP 6 months ago 4 weeks ago 2 weeks ago Last week This week

 

Total Lib/Nat 46% 48% 50% 50% 49%
Labor 54% 52% 50% 50% 51%

 NB.  The data in the above tables comprise 2-week averages derived the first preference/leaning to voting questions.  Respondents who select ‘don’t know’ are not included in the results.  The two-party preferred estimate is calculated by distributing the votes of the other parties according to their preferences at the 2007 election.

COVID-19 RESEARCH

Read Essential's ongoing research on the public response to Covid-19.

Sign up for updates

Receive the Essential Report in your inbox.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.