Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Mar 1, 2016

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

23/2/16

2 weeks ago

16/2/16

4 weeks ago

2/2/16

 

  Election 7 Sep 13
Liberal 40%   41% 40% 40%    
National 3%   3% 3% 4%    
Total Liberal/National 43%   44% 43% 44%   45.6%
Labor 38%   35% 33% 35%   33.4%
Greens 10%   10% 11% 11%   8.6%
Palmer United Party 1%   1% 1% 1%   5.5%
Other/Independent 8%   10% 11% 9%   6.9%
2 party preferred              
Liberal National 50%   52% 52% 51%   53.5%
Labor 50%   48% 48% 49%   46.5%

Sample = 1,751. 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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