Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Aug 22, 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 15/8/17 2 weeks ago 8/8/17 4 weeks ago 25/7/17   Election 2 Jul 16
Liberal 34%   34% 34% 35%    
National 3%   3% 3% 3%    
Total Liberal/National 37%   37% 37% 38%   42.0%
Labor 37%   39% 39% 37%   34.7%
Greens 9%   9% 9% 10%   10.2%
Nick Xenophon Team 3%   2% 3% 4%    
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation 8%   8% 8% 7%    
Other/Independent 6%   6% 5% 5%   13.1%
2 party preferred              
Liberal National 47%   46% 46% 47%   50.4%
Labor 53%   54% 54% 53%   49.6%

 

  1. Sample = 1,817. 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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