Federal Voting Intention

May 8, 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 24/4/18 4 weeks ago 10/4/18   Election  2 Jul 16
Liberal 35% 35% 35%
National 3% 3% 3%
Total Liberal/National 38%   37% 38%   42.0%
Labor 37%   36% 37%   34.7%
Greens 10% 11% 10% 10.2%
Nick Xenophon Team 2% 2% 2%
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation 6% 8% 7%
Other/Independent 6% 6% 7% 13.1%
2 party preferred
Liberal National 47%   47% 47%   50.4%
Labor 53%   53% 53%   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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