Essential Report

New election

Oct 4, 2010

Q.  Australia would do better to have a new election, so we can have a Government with a working majority…so it can get things done. Do you agree with that or not?

Strongly agree 28%
Agree 27%
Neither agree nor disagree 22%
Disagree 15%
Strongly Disagree 8%

 Those aged 55-64 (36%) and 65+ (43%) were more likely to strongly agree that there should be a new election. Those in NSW (34%) were also more likely to strongly agree that there should be a new election.  

 Lib/Nat voters were also more likely to either strongly agree (47%) or agree (32%) that there should be a new election.

 Labor voters were more likely to strongly disagree (14%) or disagree (23%) with a new election.

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