Q. Which of the following statements best describes how much political news and commentary you intend to look at during the election campaign?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote other|
|I will be looking at a lot of news and commentary as I am always interested in politics||29%||31%||31%||43%||29%|
|I ‘m not usually very interested in politics but will be looking at a lot more news and commentary during the election campaign||30%||30%||37%||16%||29%|
|I’m not very interested in politics so I won’t be reading much more than usual during the election campaign||21%||21%||20%||20%||22%|
|I don’t like politics at all and will try to avoid looking at any news and commentary during the election campaign||13%||12%||7%||13%||19%|
29% have high interest in politics and say they will be looking at lot of news and commentary about the election and 30% are not usually very interested but will be looking at a lot of news and commentary during the campaign. 34% have little or no interest.
66% of those aged 55+ will be looking at a lot of news and commentary compared to 50% of those aged under 35.
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