Best leader of the Liberal Party

Jun 3, 2014

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party?

 

Total

 

Male

Female

Vote ALP

Vote Lib

Vote Greens

Vote other

29 Jul 13

23 Apr 12

30 May 11

28 Feb 11

27 Sep 10

Tony Abbott

18%

21%

15%

3%

43%

2%

13%

17%

23%

22%

24%

26%

Malcolm Turnbull

31%

33%

28%

37%

27%

35%

28%

37%

30%

25%

18%

20%

Joe Hockey

6%

7%

5%

2%

11%

5%

5%

10%

14%

17%

16%

15%

Julie Bishop

4%

4%

4%

3%

3%

3%

5%

3%

5%

3%

4%

5%

Christopher Pyne

<1%

<1%

<1%

na

na

na

na

na

Scott Morrison

1%

1%

<1%

2%

<1%

1%

na

na

na

na

na

Andrew Robb

na

na

na

na

na

na

na

*

1%

1%

1%

na

Someone else

19%

18%

21%

28%

5%

25%

28%

12%

12%

13%

14%

na

Don’t know

21%

16%

27%

24%

10%

30%

21%

19%

16%

19%

22%

33%

31% (down 6% since July last year) think Malcolm Turnbull would make the best leader of the Liberal Party, 18% (up 1%) prefer Tony Abbott and 6% (down 4%) Joe Hockey. Note the previous poll was taken prior to the 2013 election when the Liberal Party were in Opposition.

Among Liberal/National voters, 43% (up 7%) prefer Tony Abbott, 27% (down 8%) Malcolm Turnbull and 11% (down 2%) Joe Hockey.

Malcolm Turnbull is preferred by 33% (down 6%) of men and 28% (down 8%) of women, Tony Abbott by 21% (no change) of men and 15% (up 1%) of women.

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