Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Sep 6, 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

30/8/16

2 weeks ago

23/8/16

4 weeks ago

9/8/16

  Election 2 Jul 16
Liberal 36%   37% 36% 37%    
National 3%   3% 3% 2%    
Total Liberal/National 39%   40% 39% 40%   42.0%
Labor 37%   37% 36% 37%   34.7%
Greens 10%   10% 10% 10%   10.2%
Nick Xenophon Team 3%   4% 4% 4%    
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation 5%            
Other/Independent 6%   10% 12% 10%   13.1%
2 party preferred              
Liberal National 48%   49% 49% 48%   50.4%
Labor 52%   51% 51% 52%   49.6%
  1. Sample = 1,834. 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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