Essential Report

Relationship with US if Donald Trump President

Jul 26, 2016

Q. If Donald Trump was elected President do you think Australia’s relationship with the United States would become better or worse?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total better 7%   6% 8% 4% 9%
Total worse 63%   67% 58% 78% 65%
Much better 3%   2% 3% 2% 5%
Better 4%   4% 5% 2% 4%
Make no difference 21%   20% 26% 12% 19%
Worse 26%   24% 25% 29% 34%
Much worse 37%   43% 33% 49% 31%
Don’t know 9%   8% 8% 7% 7%

7% think that the election of Donald Trump as US President would make our relationship with the US better and 63% think it would be worse. 21% think it would make no difference.

A majority of all voter groups thought that the election of Donald Trump would make our relationship worse.

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