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Apr 10, 2018
Essential Research

Best leader of the Liberal Party

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Jun 2014 Aug 2015 Mar 2016 Nov 2016 Mar 2017 Aug 2017 Dec 2017
Malcolm Turnbull 24%   17% 45% 16% 14%   31% 24% 39% 21% 20% 25% 21%
Tony Abbott 11%   7% 17% 2% 18%   18% 18% 9% 11% 10% 10% 10%
Julie Bishop 17%   24% 13% 25% 16%   4% 17% 12% 20% 17% 20% 19%
Christopher Pyne 2%   2% 2% 1% 1%   <1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 3% 2%
Scott Morrison 2%   2% 3% 2%   1% 3% 2% 3% 2% 2% 2%
Peter Dutton 3%   3% 4% 1% 8%           2% 3% 4%
Someone else 14%   19% 5% 22% 18%   19% 13% 15% 18% 18% 13% 15%
Don’t know 27%   27% 11% 33% 22%   21% 22% 21% 25% 28% 25% 27%

 

24% (up 3% since December) think Malcolm Turnbull would make the best leader of the Liberal Party, 17% prefer Julie Bishop (down 2%) and 11% prefer Tony Abbott (up 1%). 14% (down 1%) prefer someone else.

Among Liberal/National voters, 45% (up 5%) prefer Malcolm Turnbull, 13% (down 7%) Julie Bishop and 17% (up 4%) prefer Tony Abbott.

Preferences of men were Malcolm Turnbull 28% (+4%), Julie Bishop 16% (-2%) and Tony Abbott 13% (-).

Preferences of women were Malcolm Turnbull 21% (+3%), Julie Bishop 17% (-3%) and Tony Abbott 9% (+1%).

Apr 10, 2018
Essential Research

Best leader of the Liberal Party excluding Malcolm Turnbull

Q. Excluding Malcolm Turnbull, which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Tony Abbott 16%   12% 26% 1% 21%
Julie Bishop 26%   28% 30% 31% 24%
Christopher Pyne 4%   4% 7% 4% 3%
Scott Morrison 5%   5% 6% 3% 4%
Peter Dutton 5%   3% 8% 3% 9%
Someone else 14%   18% 6% 27% 18%
Don’t know 30%   30% 17% 29% 21%

 

Excluding Malcolm Turnbull, 26% think Julie Bishop would make the best leader of the Liberal Party and 16% prefer Tony Abbott.

 

Among Liberal/National voters, 30% prefer Julie Bishop, 26% prefer Tony Abbott and 8% Peter Dutton.

Preferences of men were Julie Bishop 26% and Tony Abbott 19%.

Preferences of women were Julie Bishop 26% and Tony Abbott 14%.

Dec 5, 2017
Essential Research

Best leader of the Liberal Party

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Jun 2014 Aug 2015 Mar 2016 Nov 2016 Mar 2017 Aug 2017
Malcolm Turnbull 21% 17% 40% 14% 6% 31% 24% 39% 21% 20% 25%
Tony Abbott 10% 8% 13% 9% 11% 18% 18% 9% 11% 10% 10%
Julie Bishop 19% 19% 20% 19% 24% 4% 17% 12% 20% 17% 20%
Christopher Pyne 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% <1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 3%
Scott Morrison 2% 2% 3% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 3% 2% 2%
Peter Dutton 4% 2% 4% 4% 5% 2% 3%
Someone else 15% 21% 4% 23% 25% 19% 13% 15% 18% 18% 13%
Don’t know 27% 29% 14% 28% 25% 21% 22% 21% 25% 28% 25%

 

21% (down 4% since August) think Malcolm Turnbull would make the best leader of the Liberal Party, 19% prefer Julie Bishop (down 1%) and 10% prefer Tony Abbott (no change). 15% (up 2%) prefer someone else.

Among Liberal/National voters, 40% (no change) prefer Malcolm Turnbull, 20% (up 1%) Julie Bishop and 13% (no change) prefer Tony Abbott.

Preferences of men were Malcolm Turnbull 24% (-5%), Julie Bishop 18% (-) and Tony Abbott 13% (+1%).

Preferences of women were Julie Bishop 20% (-1%), Malcolm Turnbull 18% (-2%) and Tony Abbott 8% (-).

Aug 1, 2017
Essential Research

Best leader of the Liberal Party

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party?

  Total   Jun 2014 Feb 2015 Aug 2015 Sep 2015 Dec 2015 Mar 2016 Jul 2016 Nov 2016 Mar 2017
Malcolm Turnbull 25%   31% 24% 24% 37% 42% 39% 30% 21% 20%
Tony Abbott 10%   18% 11% 18% 9% 9% 9% 9% 11% 10%
Julie Bishop 20%   4% 21% 17% 14% 13% 12% 16% 20% 17%
Christopher Pyne 3%   <1% <1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 2%
Scott Morrison 2%   1% 2% 3% 4% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2%
Peter Dutton 3%                   2%
Someone else 13%   19% 13% 13% 10% 9% 15% 19% 18% 18%
Don’t know 25%   21% 24% 22% 21% 22% 21% 21% 25% 28%

 

  Total   Jun 2014 Feb 2015 Aug 2015 Sep 2015 Dec 2015 Mar 2016 Jul 2016 Nov 2016 Mar 2017
Malcolm Turnbull 25%   31% 24% 24% 37% 42% 39% 30% 21% 20%
Tony Abbott 10%   18% 11% 18% 9% 9% 9% 9% 11% 10%
Julie Bishop 20%   4% 21% 17% 14% 13% 12% 16% 20% 17%
Christopher Pyne 3%   <1% <1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 2%
Scott Morrison 2%   1% 2% 3% 4% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2%
Peter Dutton 3%                   2%
Someone else 13%   19% 13% 13% 10% 9% 15% 19% 18% 18%
Don’t know 25%   21% 24% 22% 21% 22% 21% 21% 25% 28%

 25% (up 5% since March) think Malcolm Turnbull would make the best leader of the Liberal Party, 20% prefer Julie Bishop (up 3%) and 10% prefer Tony Abbott (no change). 13% (down 5%) prefer someone else.

Among Liberal/National voters, 40% (up 4%) prefer Malcolm Turnbull, 19% (no change) Julie Bishop and 13% (down 2%) prefer Tony Abbott.

Preferences of men were Malcolm Turnbull 29% (+7%), Julie Bishop 18% (+2%) and Tony Abbott 12% (-1%).

Preferences of women were Julie Bishop 21% (+2%), Malcolm Turnbull 20% (+1%) and Tony Abbott 8% (+1%).

Aug 1, 2017
Essential Research

Best leader of the Labor Party

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Labor Party?

 

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Aug 2015 Dec 2015 Mar 2016 Jul 2016 Nov 2016 Mar 2017
Bill Shorten 20%   34% 14% 18% 13%   16% 13% 15% 27% 17% 21%
Anthony Albanese 13%   15% 16% 10% 14%   12% 14% 14% 11% 12% 11%
Tanya Plibersek 13%   15% 10% 29% 14%   13% 14% 14% 12% 14% 13%
Chris Bowen 4%   4% 6% 2% 5%   5% 3% 7% 3% 4% 3%
Tony Burke 3%   2% 4% 1% 3%   2% 2%
Someone else 13%   7% 16% 8% 25%   18% 17% 18% 17% 18% 16%
Don’t know 34%   23% 35% 32% 26%   36% 38% 32% 30% 32% 35%

 20% (down 1% since March) think Bill Shorten would make the best leader of the Labor Party, 13% (no change) prefer Tanya Plibersek and 13% (up 2%) Anthony Albanese. 13% prefer someone else and 34% don’t know.

Among Labor voters, 34% (down 12%) prefer Bill Shorten, 15% (up 2%) Tanya Plibersek and 15% (up 5%) Anthony Albanese.

Preferences of men were Bill Shorten 23% (-1%), Anthony Albanese 17% (+4%) and Tanya Plibersek 11% (-1%).

Preferences of women were Bill Shorten 17% (-1%), Tanya Plibersek 14% (+1%) and Anthony Albanese 10% (+2%).

Mar 7, 2017
Essential Research

Best leader of the Liberal Party

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party?

  Total   Vote
ALP
Vote Lib/Nat Vote
GRN
Vote other   Jun 2014 Feb 2015 Aug 2015 Sep 2015 Dec 2015 Mar 2016 Jul 2016 Nov 2016
Malcolm Turnbull 20% 18% 36% 15% 8% 31% 24% 24% 37% 42% 39% 30% 21%
Tony Abbott 10% 8% 15% 2% 12% 18% 11% 18% 9% 9% 9% 9% 11%
Julie Bishop 17% 18% 19% 15% 18% 4% 21% 17% 14% 13% 12% 16% 20%
Christopher Pyne 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% <1% <1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2%
Scott Morrison 2% 1% 3% 3% 1% 2% 3% 4% 2% 2% 3% 3%
Peter Dutton 2% 1% 2% 1% 4%
Someone else 18% 25% 6% 32% 25% 19% 13% 13% 10% 9% 15% 19% 18%
Don’t know 28% 27% 17% 34% 29% 21% 24% 22% 21% 22% 21% 21% 25%

20% (down 1% since November) think Malcolm Turnbull would make the best leader of the Liberal Party, 17% prefer Julie Bishop (down 3%) and 10% prefer Tony Abbott (down 1%). 18% (no change) prefer someone else.

Among Liberal/National voters, 36% (no change) prefer Malcolm Turnbull, 19% (down 1%) Julie Bishop and 15% (down 4%) prefer Tony Abbott.

Preferences of men were Malcolm Turnbull 22% (-3%), Julie Bishop 16% (-3%) and Tony Abbott 13% (no change).

Preferences of women were Julie Bishop 19% (-3%), Malcolm Turnbull 19% (+2%) and Tony Abbott 7% (-2%).

Mar 7, 2017
Essential Research

Best leader of the Labor Party

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Labor Party?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Aug 2015 Dec 2015 Mar 2016 Jul 2016 Nov 2016
Bill Shorten 21%   46% 12% 18% 6%   16% 13% 15% 27% 17%
Anthony Albanese 11%   10% 12% 7% 16%   12% 14% 14% 11% 12%
Tanya Plibersek 13%   16% 14% 15% 9%   13% 14% 14% 12% 14%
Chris Bowen 3%   3% 3% 1% 6%   5% 3% 7% 3% 4%
Tony Burke 2%   2% 2% 3% 2%   2%
Someone else 16%   7% 19% 22% 24%   18% 17% 18% 17% 18%
Don’t know 35%   17% 38% 34% 36%   36% 38% 32% 30% 32%

21% (up 4% since November) think Bill Shorten would make the best leader of the Labor Party, 13% (down 1%) prefer Tanya Plibersek and 11% (down 1%) Anthony Albanese. 16% prefer someone else and 35% don’t know.

Among Labor voters, 46% (up 9%) prefer Bill Shorten, 13% (down 3%) Tanya Plibersek and 10% (down 4%) Anthony Albanese.

Preferences of men were Bill Shorten 24% (+5%), Anthony Albanese 13% (-3%) and Tanya Plibersek 12% (-1%).

Preferences of women were Bill Shorten 18% (+2%), Tanya Plibersek 13% (-1%) and Anthony Albanese 8% (-1%).

Nov 15, 2016
Essential Research

Best leader of the Liberal Party

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Jun 2014 Feb 2015 Aug 2015 Sep 2015 Dec 2015 Mar 2016 Jul 2016
Malcolm Turnbull 21% 19% 36% 12% 10% 31% 24% 24% 37% 42% 39% 30%
Tony Abbott 11% 6% 19% 4% 13% 18% 11% 18% 9% 9% 9% 9%
Julie Bishop 20% 20% 20% 33% 22% 4% 21% 17% 14% 13% 12% 16%
Christopher Pyne 2% 2% 2% 5% 3% <1% <1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 3%
Scott Morrison 3% 2% 4% 1% 3% 1% 2% 3% 4% 2% 2% 3%
Someone else 18% 23% 7% 17% 36% 19% 13% 13% 10% 9% 15% 19%
Don’t know 25% 29% 12% 28% 14% 21% 24% 22% 21% 22% 21% 21%

 21% (down 9% since July) think Malcolm Turnbull would make the best leader of the Liberal Party, 20% prefer Julie Bishop (up 4%) and 11% prefer Tony Abbott (up 2%). 18% (down 1%) prefer someone else.

Among Liberal/National voters, 36% (down 14%) prefer Malcolm Turnbull, 20% (up 3%) Julie Bishop and 19% (up 6%) prefer Tony Abbott.

Preferences of men were Malcolm Turnbull 25% (-6%), Julie Bishop 19% (+2%) and Tony Abbott 13% (+4%).

Preferences of women were Julie Bishop 22% (+7%), Malcolm Turnbull 17% (-11%) and Tony Abbott 9% (+1%).

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