Q. Compared to previous Federal Governments, do you think the Rudd Labor Government has been better or worse at keeping their promises?
|Total||Labor voters||Lib/Nat voters||Greens voters|
|A lot better||4%||10%||*||6%|
|A little better||28%||52%||8%||38%|
|A little worse||15%||12%||16%||13%|
|A lot worse||27%||2%||61%||17%|
42% think the Rudd Labor Government has been worse at keeping their promises than previous government – 32% think they have been better.
Opinions split strongly according to voting intention. 62% of Labor voters think they are better, 14% worse. 77% of Liberal/National voters think they are worse and 8% better.
Older respondents were more likely to think the Rudd Government has been worse at keeping its promises – those aged 55+ split 27% better/58% worse while the under 35’s recorded 39% better/ 30% worse.
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