Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Apr 24, 2018

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? If don’t know – Well which party are you currently leaning to?

  Total   2 weeks ago 10/4/18 4 weeks ago 27/3/18   Election  2 Jul 16
Liberal 35%   35% 35%    
National 3%   3% 3%    
Total Liberal/National 37%   38% 38%   42.0%
Labor 36%   37% 36%   34.7%
Greens 11%   10% 9%   10.2%
Nick Xenophon Team 2%   2% 2%    
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation 8%   7% 8%    
Other/Independent 6%   7% 7%   13.1%
2 party preferred            
Liberal National 47%   47% 48%   50.4%
Labor 53%   53% 52%   49.6%

 

  1. 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 2016 election.

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