Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Mar 8, 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

1/3/16

2 weeks ago

23/2/16

4 weeks ago

9/2/16

  Election 7 Sep 13
Liberal 39%   40% 41% 39%    
National 3%   3% 3% 3%    
Total Liberal/National 43%   43% 44% 43%   45.6%
Labor 37%   38% 35% 35%   33.4%
Greens 10%   10% 10% 11%   8.6%
Palmer United Party 2%   1% 1% 1%   5.5%
Other/Independent 8%   8% 10% 10%   6.9%
2 party preferred              
Liberal National 50%   50% 52% 51%   53.5%
Labor 50%   50% 48% 49%   46.5%

Sample = 1,762. 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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