Preferred Prime Minister

Nov 14, 2017

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
Malcolm Turnbull 40% 19% 78% 31% 30%
Bill Shorten 28% 58% 5% 43% 15%
Don’t know 33%   23% 17% 26% 55%

 

  Oct 2017 Sep 2017 June 2017 Mar 2017 Dec 2016 Jun 2016 Dec 2015
Malcolm Turnbull   42% 43% 39% 38% 39% 40% 54%
Bill Shorten   28% 29% 26% 26% 28% 29% 15%
Don’t know   31% 28% 34% 36% 33% 32% 31%

40% thought that Malcolm Turnbull would make a better Prime Minister (down 2% from last month), and 28% thought Bill Shorten would be better (no change). 33% did not know who would make a better Prime Minister.

The results were split by party, with 78% of Liberal/National voters saying that Malcolm Turnbull would be a better Prime Minister, and 58% of Labor voters saying Bill Shorten would.

Greens voters preferred Bill Shorten (43%) to Turnbull (31%).

48% of men prefer Malcolm Turnbull and 28% prefer Bill Shorten.

32% of women prefer Malcolm Turnbull and 28% prefer Bill Shorten.

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