Q. Do you think the Opposition leader Tony Abbott is more or less trustworthy than the average Australian political leader?Q. And do you think the Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is more or less trustworthy than the average Australian political leader?
|Tony Abbott||Kevin Rudd|
|Total more trustworthy||20%||19%|
|Total less trustworthy||32%||34%|
|A lot more trustworthy||8%||4%|
|A little more trustworthy||12%||15%|
|About the same||40%||41%|
|A little less trustworthy||10%||13%|
|A lot less trustworthy||22%||21%|
Perceptions of trustworthiness were similar for the two leaders – both net negative.
20% believe Tony Abbott to be more trustworthy than the average compared to 32% less trustworthy. For Kevin Rudd the results were 19% more trustworthy and 34% less trustworthy.
47% of Coalition voters think Tony Abbott is more trustworthy and 56% of Labor voters think he is less trustworthy. For Kevin Rudd 40% of Labor voters think he is more trustworthy and 69% of Coalition voters think he is less trustworthy.
Greens voters tend to think Tony Abbott is less trustworthy (55%) and are split on Kevin Rudd (24% more/25% less).
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