Federal politics – voting intention

Aug 19, 2013

Q. If a Federal Election was held today to which party will you probably give your first preference vote? If not sure, which party are you currently leaning toward?

Q. If don’t know -Well which party are you currently leaning to?

Sample size = 1,902 respondents

First preference/leaning to

Election

21 Aug 10

 

4 weeks ago

22/7/13

2 weeks ago

5/8/13

Last week

13/8/13

This week

19/8/13

Liberal

 

42%

40%

40%

41%

National

3%

3%

3%

3%

Total Lib/Nat

43.6%

45%

43%

43%

44%

Labor

38.0%

39%

38%

39%

40%

Greens

11.8%

7%

9%

8%

8%

Other/Independent

6.6%

9%

10%

10%

8%

 

2 Party Preferred

Election

21 Aug 10

 

4 weeks ago

22/7/13

2 weeks ago

5/8/13

Last week

13/8/13

This week

19/8/13

Liberal National

49.9%

51%

51%

51%

50%

Labor

50.1%

49%

49%

49%

50%

NB.  The data in the above tables comprise 2-week averages derived from the first preference/leaning to voting questions.  Respondents who select ‘don’t know’ are not included in the results.  The two-party preferred estimate is calculated by distributing the votes of the other parties according to their preferences at the 2010 election.

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