Essential Report

Voting next election

May 31, 2016

Q. Without looking it up, what will you be voting for in the next Federal election?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Just the House of Representatives 8%   8% 11% 10% 5%
The House of Representatives and half the Senate 8%   6% 10% 6% 9%
The House of Representatives and the full Senate 50%   47% 58% 56% 56%
Don’t know 34%   38% 21% 28% 30%

50% were aware that they would be voting for the House of Representatives and the full Senate.

33% of those aged under 35 were aware of this compared to 70% of those aged 55+.


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