Essential Report

Firmness of vote

Aug 20, 2010

Q. How firm is your vote? 

  Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens
Very firm 56% 61% 68% 46%
Pretty firm but I might change my mind 31% 35% 27% 45%
Might consider another party and leader closer to the election 9% 4% 5% 9%
Don’t know 4% *

The Greens vote is still relatively soft compared to Labor and Coalition votes. 68% of Coalition voters say their vote is “very firm” compared to 61% of Labor voters and 46% of Greens voters.


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