Leader attributes – Bill Shorten

Jun 2, 2015

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten?

Oct 2013

May 2014

Dec 2014

Feb 2015

Total 2 Jun 2015

Change

Intelligent

69%

66%

66%

62%

61%

-1

Hard working

65%

66%

64%

61%

60%

-1

Understands the problems facing Australia

50%

53%

53%

52%

49%

-3

Superficial

37%

42%

41%

41%

44%

+3

A capable leader

49%

51%

46%

47%

43%

-4

Out of touch with ordinary people

42%

39%

40%

45%

42%

-3

Arrogant

35%

36%

35%

39%

39%

Good in a crisis

40%

40%

38%

37%

38%

-1

Narrow-minded

31%

35%

36%

38%

34%

-4

Trustworthy

34%

36%

34%

33%

33%

Erratic

30%

32%

30%

31%

33%

+2

Visionary

33%

30%

30%

30%

29%

-1

More honest than most politicians

27%

32%

29%

29%

29%

Aggressive

31%

32%

29%

28%

28%

Intolerant

30%

29%

27%

30%

27%

-3

Bill Shorten’s key attributes were intelligent (61%), hard working (60%), understands the problems facing Australia (49%), superficial (44%) and a capable leader (43%).

Overall, there has been little change in Bill Shorten’s ratings since February.

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