Leader Attributes – Bill Shorten

Feb 3, 2015

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten?

 

29 Oct 13

27 May 14

2 Dec 14

 

Total

3 Feb

Change

Intelligent

69%

66%

66%

62%

-4

Hard working

65%

66%

64%

61%

-3

Understands the problems facing Australia

50%

53%

53%

52%

-1

A capable leader

49%

51%

46%

47%

+1

Out of touch with ordinary people

42%

39%

40%

45%

+5

Superficial

37%

42%

41%

41%

Arrogant

35%

36%

35%

39%

+4

Narrow-minded

31%

35%

36%

38%

+2

Good in a crisis

40%

40%

38%

37%

-1

Trustworthy

34%

36%

34%

33%

-1

Erratic

30%

32%

30%

31%

+1

Visionary

33%

30%

30%

30%

Intolerant

30%

29%

27%

30%

+3

More honest than most politicians

27%

32%

29%

29%

Aggressive

31%

32%

29%

28%

-1

Bill Shorten’s key attributes were intelligent (62%), hard working (61%), understands the problems facing Australia (52%), a capable leader (47%) and out of touch with ordinary people (45%).

Since December, the largest shift has been for out of touch with ordinary people (+5), intelligent (-4) and arrogant (+4).

Leader Attributes – Bill Shorten

May 27, 2014

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten?

 

29 Oct 14

15 Apr

 

Total

27 May

Change

Intelligent

69%

63%

66%

+3

Hard working

65%

60%

66%

+6

Understands the problems facing Australia

50%

44%

53%

+9

A capable leader

49%

42%

51%

+9

Superficial

37%

43%

42%

-1

Good in a crisis

40%

36%

40%

+4

Out of touch with ordinary people

42%

44%

39%

-5

Trustworthy

34%

32%

36%

+4

Arrogant

35%

40%

36%

-4

Narrow-minded

31%

39%

35%

-4

More honest than most politicians

27%

26%

32%

+6

Erratic

30%

37%

32%

-5

Aggressive

31%

31%

32%

+1

Visionary

33%

28%

30%

+2

Intolerant

30%

32%

29%

-3

Bill Shorten’s key attributes were intelligent (66%), hard working (66%), understands the problems facing Australia (53%) and a capable leader (51%).

Since April, the largest shifts have been for a capable leader (+9), understands the problems facing Australia (+9), hard working (+6) and more honest than most politicians (+6).

Leader Attributes – Bill Shorten

Apr 15, 2014

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten?

 

29 Oct 14

 

Total

15 Apr

Change

Intelligent

69%

63%

-6

Hard working

65%

60%

-5

Understands the problems facing Australia

50%

44%

-6

Out of touch with ordinary people

42%

44%

+2

Superficial

37%

43%

+6

A capable leader

49%

42%

-7

Arrogant

35%

40%

+5

Narrow-minded

31%

39%

+8

Erratic

30%

37%

+7

Good in a crisis

40%

36%

-4

Trustworthy

34%

32%

-2

Intolerant

30%

32%

+2

Aggressive

31%

31%

Visionary

33%

28%

-5

More honest than most politicians

27%

26%

-1

Bill Shorten’s key attributes were intelligent (63%), hard working (60%), understands the problems facing Australia (44%) and out of touch with ordinary people (44%). Since October, the largest shifts have been for narrow-minded (+8), a capable leader (-7), erratic (+7), intelligent (-6), understands the problems facing Australia (-6) and superficial (+6).

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