Essential Report

Voting

Jun 15, 2016

Q. Thinking about the Federal election to be held on July 2, do you intend to vote at a polling booth on election day or will you be casting your vote before election day?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Aged 18-34 Aged 35-54 Aged 55+
Vote on election day 64% 70% 63% 69% 71% 63% 65% 65%
Vote before election day 23% 22% 28% 17% 23% 19% 23% 27%
Not sure 13% 8% 9% 14% 6% 18% 12% 8%

64% say they will be voting at a polling booth on election day, 23% intend to cast their vote before the election and 13% are not sure. There were few differences across demographic groups.

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