Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Mar 30, 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

22/3/16

2 weeks ago

15/3/16

4 weeks ago

1/3/16

  Election 7 Sep 13
Liberal 39%   40% 39% 40%    
National 3%   3% 3% 3%    
Total Liberal/National 43%   43% 42% 43%   45.6%
Labor 38%   38% 36% 38%   33.4%
Greens 9%   10% 11% 10%   8.6%
Palmer United Party 1%   1% 1% 1%   5.5%
Other/Independent 10%   9% 9% 8%   6.9%
2 party preferred              
Liberal National 50%   50% 50% 50%   53.5%
Labor 50%   50% 50% 50%   46.5%

NB. Sample = 1,779. 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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