Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Aug 1, 2017

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 25/7/17 2 weeks ago 18/7/17 4 weeks ago 4/7/17   Election 2 Jul 16
Liberal 36% 35% 33% 35%
National 3% 3% 3% 3%
Total Liberal/National 38%   38% 36% 38%   42.0%
Labor 36%   37% 38% 36%   34.7%
Greens 10% 10% 10% 11% 10.2%
Nick Xenophon Team 4% 4% 3% 3%
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation 8% 7% 7% 7%
Other/Independent 4% 5% 6% 5% 13.1%
2 party preferred
Liberal National 48%   47% 46% 47%   50.4%
Labor 52%   53% 54% 53%   49.6%

Sample = 1,805. 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 2016 election.

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