Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Oct 30, 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 24/10/17 2 weeks ago 17/10/17 4 weeks ago 3/10/17   Election  2 Jul 16
Liberal 33%   34% 34% 33%    
National 3%   3% 3% 3%    
Total Liberal/National 36%   37% 37% 36%   42.0%
Labor 37%   36% 36% 38%   34.7%
Greens 10%   9% 9% 10%   10.2%
Nick Xenophon Team 3%   3% 3% 3%    
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation 7%   8% 8% 7%    
Other/Independent 6%   7% 7% 7%   13.1%
2 party preferred              
Liberal National 46%   48% 48% 46%   50.4%
Labor 54%   52% 52% 54%   49.6%

 

  1. Sample = 1,822. 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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