Essential Report

NSW – voting intention

Nov 5, 2010


Q. If a State Election was held today to which party will you probably give your first preference vote? If not sure, which party are you currently leaning toward?

Q. If don’t know -Well which party are you currently leaning to?

sample size = 1,953

First preference/leaning to  Total Election

Mar 07

Liberal 47% 26.9%  
National 3% 10.1%  
Total Lib/Nat 50% 37.0% +13.0%
Labor 29% 39.0% -10.0%
Greens 11% 9.0% +2.0%
Other/Independent 10% 15.0% -5.0%


2PP Total Election

Mar 07

Total Lib/Nat 58% 47.7% +10.3%
Labor 42% 52.3% -10.3%

 NB.  The data in the above tables comprise 6-week averages derived the first preference/leaning to voting questions.  Respondents who select ‘don’t know’ are not included in the results.  The two-party preferred estimate is calculated by distributing the votes of the other parties according to their preferences at the previous election.


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