Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Apr 19, 2016

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   Last week

12/4/16

2 weeks ago

5/4/16

4 weeks ago

22/3/16

  Election 7 Sep 13
Liberal 38% 39% 39% 40%
National 4% 3% 3% 3%
Total Liberal/National 42%   42% 42% 43%   45.6%
Labor 36%   35% 37% 38%   33.4%
Greens 11% 11% 10% 10% 8.6%
Palmer United Party 1% 1% 1% 1% 5.5%
Other/Independent 10% 10% 10% 9% 6.9%
2 party preferred
Liberal National 50% 50% 50% 50% 53.5%
Labor 50% 50% 50% 50% 46.5%

NB: Sample = 1,753. The data in the above tables comprise 2-week averages derived from 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 2013 election.

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