Essential Report

Relationship with US if Hillary Clinton President

Jul 26, 2016

Q. If Hillary Clinton 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 24%   28% 30% 19% 9%
Total worse 13%   7% 6% 7% 18%
Much better 8%   11% 12% 2%
Better 16%   17% 18% 19% 7%
Make no difference 54%   54% 55% 60% 64%
Worse 5%   3% 3% 6% 10%
Much worse 4%   4% 3% 1% 8%
Don’t know 13%   11% 9% 14% 10%

24% think that the election of Hillary Clinton as US President would make our relationship with the US better and 13% think it would be worse. 54% think it would make no difference. The views of Liberal/National voters and Labor voters were similar.

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