Essential Report

Performance of Coalition since May’19 election

Oct 16, 2019

Q. In the six months since winning the election, how would you rate the performance of the Coalition Government as a whole?

  Total Voting Intention
Labor Coalition Greens NET: Other
Excellent 7% 3% 14% 3% 3%
Good 26% 13% 48% 13% 20%
Fair 30% 32% 31% 30% 30%
Poor 28% 45% 5% 46% 38%
Unsure 9% 6% 2% 8% 9%
Base (n) 1,088 343 380 107 130
  • Although just 7% rated the performance of the Coalition as ‘Excellent’ in the 6 months since the election victory, 26% rated it ‘Good’ and a further 30% as ‘Fair’.
  • Men (10% to 4% of women) and Coalition voters (14% to 3% or all other voters) were more likely to rate the Coalition Government’s performance as ‘Excellent’.

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