Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Sep 26, 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 19/9/17 2 weeks ago 12/9/17 4 weeks ago 29/8/17   Election 2 Jul 16
Liberal 33%   34% 33% 34%    
National 4%   3% 3% 3%    
Total Liberal/National 37%   38% 36% 37%   42.0%
Labor 37%   36% 37% 36%   34.7%
Greens 10%   10% 10% 10%   10.2%
Nick Xenophon Team 3%   3% 2% 3%    
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation 7%   8% 9% 8%    
Other/Independent 6%   5% 6% 6%   13.1%
2 party preferred              
Liberal National 47%   48% 46% 47%   50.4%
Labor 53%   52% 54% 53%   49.6%

 

  1. Sample = 1,803. 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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