Essential Report

Pauline Hanson in Parliament

Jun 11, 2013

Q. Pauline Hanson has announced she will run for the Senate in New South Wales in the next Federal election. How likely would Pauline Hanson be to make a positive contribution to Federal Parliament?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

 

Julian Assange Apr 13

Total likely

30%

27%

34%

13%

32%

Total not likely

58%

62%

58%

78%

50%

Very likely

10%

7%

10%

4%

12%

Somewhat likely

20%

20%

24%

9%

20%

Not very likely

20%

17%

24%

23%

25%

Not at all likely

38%

45%

34%

55%

25%

Don’t know

12%

11%

8%

8%

17%

30% think it is very or somewhat likely that Pauline Hanson would make a positive contribution if elected to Federal Parliament and 58% think it is not very or not at all likely. Those most likely to think she would make a positive contribution were Liberal/National voters (34%), voters for other parties or independents (48%) and those on incomes less than $600pw (38%).

When a similar question was asked about Julian Assange in April, 32% thought it likely he would make a positive contribution and 50% thought it not likely.

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