Party Attributes Comparison – Labor vs Liberal

Sep 23, 2014
 

Labor

Liberal

 

Difference

Looks after the interests of working people

54%

31%

+23

Divided

54%

40%

+14

Moderate

54%

44%

+10

Have good policies

42%

39%

+3

Keeps its promises

29%

26%

+3

Understands the problems facing Australia

46%

44%

+2

Trustworthy

30%

28%

+2

Has a good team of leaders

33%

38%

-5

Will promise to do anything to win votes

62%

69%

-7

Have a vision for the future

42%

49%

-7

Clear about what they stand for

36%

46%

-10

Out of touch with ordinary people

51%

63%

-12

Extreme

27%

40%

-13

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

36%

65%

-29

The Labor Party is viewed more favourably than the Liberal Party in terms of looking after the interest of working people, moderate, being too close to the big corporate and financial interests, extreme and out of touch with ordinary people.

The Liberal Party is seen more favourably in terms of being divided and clear about what they stand for.

Attributes of the Labor Party

Mar 25, 2014

Q. Here is a list of things both favourable and unfavourable that have been said about various political parties. Which statements do you feel fit the Labor Party?

 

6 Jul 09

14 Mar 10

27 April 11

28 May 12

2 Apr 13

19 Aug

5 Nov

 

Total 25 Mar

Change

Will promise to do anything to win votes

57%

63%

72%

70%

71%

65%

63%

63%

Divided

30%

36%

66%

73%

82%

66%

72%

58%

-14

Looks after the interests of working people

39%

47%

42%

53%

52%

54%

+2

Moderate

65%

63%

51%

50%

47%

48%

51%

52%

+1

Out of touch with ordinary people

44%

48%

61%

58%

63%

51%

53%

49%

-4

Understands the problems facing Australia

62%

54%

40%

46%

39%

50%

46%

49%

+3

Have good policies

46%

41%

44%

+3

Have a vision for the future

43%

41%

42%

49%

43%

43%

Clear about what they stand for

28%

31%

27%

38%

34%

42%

+8

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

46%

36%

39%

31%

34%

34%

Has a good team of leaders

60%

52%

34%

29%

24%

36%

31%

34%

+3

Trustworthy

30%

29%

31%

+2

Extreme

25%

26%

38%

31%

38%

34%

31%

30%

-1

Keeps its promises

44%

33%

20%

22%

19%

27%

26%

30%

+4

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (63%), divided (58%), looks after the interests of working people (54%) and moderate (52%).

Main changes since November were – divided (down 14% to 58%), clear about what they stand for (up 8% to 42%), out of touch with ordinary people (down 4% to 49%) and keeps its promises (up 4%to 30%).

Attributes of the Liberal Party

Mar 25, 2014

Q. And which statements do you feel fit the Liberal Party?

 

6 Jul 09

14
Mar
10

27 April 11

28 May 12

2 Apr 13

19 Aug

5 Nov

 

Total 25 Mar

Change

Will promise to do anything to win votes

67%

72%

65%

63%

67%

65%

63%

67%

+4

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

60%

58%

59%

60%

63%

62%

-1

Out of touch with ordinary people

62%

58%

54%

53%

54%

58%

56%

59%

+3

Have a vision for the future

48%

48%

52%

51%

55%

53%

-2

Clear about what they stand for

44%

46%

48%

45%

56%

50%

-6

Understands the problems facing Australia

44%

43%

51%

52%

50%

48%

50%

47%

-3

Moderate

50%

50%

55%

52%

52%

48%

50%

46%

-4

Have good policies

38%

46%

44%

-2

Has a good team of leaders

29%

31%

40%

39%

41%

36%

46%

43%

-3

Looks after the interests of working people

38%

40%

40%

36%

37%

37%

Extreme

36%

38%

36%

34%

35%

39%

42%

37%

-5

Keeps its promises

28%

23%

33%

34%

34%

32%

39%

35%

-4

Trustworthy

30%

35%

32%

-3

Divided

74%

66%

49%

37%

32%

31%

25%

32%

+7

The Liberal Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (67%), too close to the big corporate and financial interest (62%), out of touch with ordinary people (59%), have a vision for the future (53%) and clear about what they stand for (50%).

Main changes since November were – divided (up 7% to 32%), clear about what they stand for (down 6% to 50%), extreme (down 5% to 37%), will do anything to win votes (up 4% to 67%), keeps it promises (down 4% to 35%) and moderate (down 4% to 46%).

Attributes of the Labor Party

Aug 19, 2013

Q. Here is a list of things both favourable and unfavourable that have been said about various political parties. Which statements do you feel fit the Labor Party?

 

6 Jul 09

14 Mar 10

27 April 11

28 May 12

2 Apr 13

 

Total

19 Aug

Change

Divided

30%

36%

66%

73%

82%

66%

-16

Will promise to do anything to win votes

57%

63%

72%

70%

71%

65%

-6

Looks after the interests of working people

39%

47%

42%

53%

+11

Out of touch with ordinary people

44%

48%

61%

58%

63%

51%

-12

Understands the problems facing Australia

62%

54%

40%

46%

39%

50%

+11

Have a vision for the future

43%

41%

42%

49%

+7

Moderate

65%

63%

51%

50%

47%

48%

+1

Have good policies

46%

na

Clear about what they stand for

28%

31%

27%

38%

+11

Has a good team of leaders

60%

52%

34%

29%

24%

36%

+12

Extreme

25%

26%

38%

31%

38%

34%

-4

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

46%

36%

39%

31%

-8

Trustworthy

30%

na

Keeps its promises

44%

33%

20%

22%

19%

27%

+8

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – divided (66%), will promise anything to win votes (65%), looks after the interests of working people (53%), out of touch with ordinary people (51%) and understands the problems facing Australia (50%).

Main changes since April were – divided (down 16% to 66%), has a good team of leaders (up 12% to 36%), out of touch with ordinary people (down 12% to 51%), looks after the interests of working people (up 11% to 53%), understands the problems facing Australia (up 11% to 50%) and clear about what they stand for (up 11% to 38%).

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