Election promises

Jun 24, 2014

Q. The Prime Minister, Tony Abbott has said that no election promises were broken in the recent Federal budget. Do you agree or disagree? 

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total agree

19%

7%

41%

4%

9%

Total disagree

72%

92%

49%

86%

86%

Strongly agree

5%

5%

8%

1%

4%

Agree

14%

2%

33%

3%

5%

Disagree

26%

11%

40%

19%

27%

Strongly disagree

46%

81%

9%

67%

59%

Don’t know

8%

1%

10%

10%

4%

19% agree with Tony Abbott’s claim that no election promises were broken in the recent Federal budget and 72% disagree.

Even Liberal/National voters were more likely to disagree – 41% agree, 49% disagree.

Attributes of the Liberal Party

May 28, 2012

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

 

6 July 09

14 Mar 10

 

27 April 11

28 May 12

% change

Will promise to do anything to win votes

67%

72%

65%

63%

-2%

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

60%

58%

-2%

Out of touch with ordinary people

62%

58%

54%

53%

-1%

Moderate

50%

50%

55%

52%

-3%

Understands the problems facing Australia

44%

43%

51%

52%

+1%

Have a vision for the future

48%

48%

Clear about what they stand for

44%

46%

+2%

Looks after the interests of working people

38%

40%

+2%

Has a good team of leaders

29%

31%

40%

39%

-1%

Divided

74%

66%

49%

37%

-12%

Extreme

36%

38%

36%

34%

-2%

Keeps its promises

28%

23%

33%

34%

+1%

The Liberal Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (63%), too close to the big corporate and financial interest (58%), out of touch with ordinary people (53%), moderate (52%) and understands the problems facing Australia (52%).

The only substantial change since April last year was a drop in the figure for “divided” – down 12% to 37%.

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