Attributes of the Labor Party

Nov 6, 2017

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

  Total Change   Jul 2009 April 2011 Aug 2013 Nov 2015 Jun 2016
Will promise to do anything to win votes 69% +5   57% 72% 65% 64% 64%
Looks after the interests of working people 58% +2 39% 53% 55% 56%
Moderate 52% -2 65% 51% 48% 56% 54%
Out of touch with ordinary people 52% +6 44% 61% 51% 52% 46%
Divided 51% +2   30% 66% 66% 58% 49%
Have a vision for the future 49% +1 43% 49% 42% 48%
Understands the problems facing Australia 48% -1 62% 40% 50% 48% 49%
Clear about what they stand for 45% +2 28% 38% 37% 43%
Have good policies 44% -2 46% 42% 46%
Too close to the big corporate and financial interests 42% +7 46% 31% 37% 35%
Extreme 41% +11   25% 38% 34% 30% 30%
Has a good team of leaders 39% 60% 34% 36% 33% 39%
Trustworthy 32% -1 30% 34% 33%
Keeps its promises 31%   44% 20% 27% 29% 31%

 

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (69%), looks after the interests of working people (58%), moderate (52%) and out of touch with ordinary people (52%).

Since this question was asked in June last year, the main changes have been for extreme (up 11%), too close to the big corporate and financial interests (up 7%) and out of touch with ordinary people (up 6%).

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