Essential Report

USA military action in Iraq

Jun 24, 2014

Q. Would you approve or disapprove of the USA taking military action to support the Iraqi Government in the current fighting in Iraq?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

39%

34%

49%

24%

36%

Total disapprove

31%

35%

24%

35%

41%

Strongly approve

11%

13%

13%

1%

9%

Approve

28%

21%

36%

23%

27%

Disapprove

20%

23%

16%

17%

27%

Strongly disapprove

11%

12%

8%

18%

14%

Don’t know

30%

31%

26%

42%

21%

39% would approve of the USA taking military action to support the Iraqi Government in the current fighting in Iraq and 31% would disapprove.

Those most likely to approve were Liberal/National voters (49%) and men (48%). Labor voters were split (34% approve/35% disapprove) while Greens voters were more likely to disapprove (24% approve/35% disapprove).

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