Essential Report

Opinion of Tony Abbott

Sep 5, 2013

Q. Since the election was called has your opinion of Tony Abbott and the Liberal Party gone up or down?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total gone up

25%

7%

51%

8%

Total gone down

35%

59%

5%

63%

Gone up a lot

10%

2%

21%

1%

Gone up a little

15%

5%

30%

7%

Stayed the same

35%

32%

42%

27%

Gone down a little

11%

15%

3%

19%

Gone down a lot

24%

44%

2%

44%

Don’t know

5%

2%

3%

1%

25% say their opinion of Tony Abbott has gone up since the election was called and 35% say it has gone down. Views follow party preferences with 51% of Liberal/national voters saying their opinion of Tony Abbott had gone up and 59% of Labor voters saying their opinion had gone down. Greens voters opinions were more likely to have gone down.

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