Better Prime Minister

Feb 14, 2017

Q. Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister out of Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Sep 2015 Dec 2015 Mar 2016 Jun 2016 Sep 2016 Oct 2016 Nov 2016 Dec 2016 Jan 2017
Malcolm Turnbull 39%   11% 81% 17% 33%   53% 54% 48% 40% 41% 41% 40% 39% 39%
Bill Shorten 25%   62% 4% 38% 10%   17% 15% 19% 29% 26% 28% 28% 28% 28%
Don’t know 36%   27% 16% 45% 56%   30% 31% 33% 32% 33% 31% 32% 33% 33%

39% (no change in last 4weeks) of respondents think Malcolm Turnbull would make the better Prime Minister and 25% (down 3%) think Bill Shorten would make the better Prime Minister.

43% of men prefer Malcolm Turnbull and 26% prefer Bill Shorten.

35% of women prefer Malcolm Turnbull and 24% prefer Bill Shorten.

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