Essential Report

Federal voting intention

Feb 27, 2018

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   2 weeks ago 13/2/18 4 weeks ago 30/1/18   Election  2 Jul 16
Liberal 32%   33% 32%    
National 3%   3% 3%    
Total Liberal/National 35%   36% 35%   42.0%
Labor 35%   37% 36%   34.7%
Greens 10%   10% 10%   10.2%
Nick Xenophon Team 2%   4% 3%    
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation 8%   6% 8%    
Other/Independent 10%   7% 8%   13.1%
2 party preferred            
Liberal National 47%   46% 46%   50.4%
Labor 53%   54% 54%   49.6%

 

  1. 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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