Essential Report

Federal Voting Intention

Aug 23, 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

16/8/16

2 weeks ago

9/8/16

4 weeks ago

26/7/16

  Election 7 Sep 13
Liberal 36%   36% 37% 35%    
National 3%   3% 2% 4%    
Total Liberal/National 39%   39% 40% 39%   45.6%
Labor 36%   37% 37% 37%   33.4%
Greens 10%   10% 10% 10%   8.6%
Nick Xenophon Team 4%   4% 4% 4%  
Other/Independent 12%   11% 10% 11%   12.4%
2 party preferred              
Liberal National 49%   48% 48% 49%   53.5%
Labor 51%   52% 52% 51%   46.5%

 

  1. Sample = 1,802. 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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