Essential Report

Firmness of vote

Nov 20, 2018

Q. How would you describe your choice?


  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote Other
Very firm and unlikely to change 44%   50% 46% 42% 28%
Firm but it might change 37%   33% 39% 42% 36%
Not that firm at all and you might well consider another choice as things develop 17%   15% 13% 13% 32%
Don’t Know 2%   2% 2% 2% 4%


44% of those who gave a voting preference say their vote is firm and unlikely to change, 37% firm but might change and 17% not that firm. Other party voters are the least firm.

53% of those aged 45+ say their vote is firm compared to 36% of those aged under 45.


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