Q. If neither the Liberal National coalition nor the Labor Party wins a majority in the election, which of the following combinations of parties would you prefer to form Government?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote other|
|Liberal National coalition with the Greens and independents||8%||1%||19%||3%||4%|
|Labor with the Greens and independents||24%||44%||4%||72%||12%|
|Liberal National coalition and Nick Xenophon Team and independents||17%||1%||38%||3%||15%|
|Labor with Nick Xenophon Team and independents||13%||27%||1%||8%||28%|
|None of them – hold a new election||19%||11%||26%||6%||26%|
If there is a hung Parliament the most favoured option is for a coalition of Labor with the Greens and independents (24%). 17% favour a coalition of the Liberals and Nationals with the Nick Xenophon Team and independents.
19% of respondents would prefer a new election – including 26% of Liberal/National voters.
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