Essential Report

Should Ministers stand down

Aug 29, 2017

Q. Should Ministers who may hold dual citizenship – such as Barnaby Joyce and Fiona Nash – stand down until their cases are decided by the High Court?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Should stand down 41%   59% 25% 47% 45%
Should not stand down 40%   28% 59% 33% 40%
Don’t know 19%   13% 15% 21% 15%

 

41% think that Ministers who may hold dual citizenship should stand down until their cases are decided by the High Court and 40% think they should not.

59% of Labor voters think they should stand down and 59% of Liberal/National voters think they should not.

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