Attributes of the Labor Party

Apr 2, 2013

Q. Here is a list of things both favourable and unfavourable that have been said about various political parties. Which statements do you feel fit the Labor Party?

 

6 Jul 09

14 Mar 10

 

27 April 11

 

28 May 12

2 Apr 13

% change

Divided

30%

36%

66%

73%

82%

+9%

Will promise to do anything to win votes

57%

63%

72%

70%

71%

+1%

Out of touch with ordinary people

44%

48%

61%

58%

63%

+5%

Moderate

65%

63%

51%

50%

47%

-3%

Looks after the interests of working people

39%

47%

42%

-5%

Have a vision for the future

43%

41%

42%

+1%

Understands the problems facing Australia

62%

54%

40%

46%

39%

-7%

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

46%

36%

39%

+3%

Extreme

25%

26%

38%

31%

38%

+7%

Clear about what they stand for

28%

31%

27%

-4%

Has a good team of leaders

60%

52%

34%

29%

24%

-5%

Keeps its promises

44%

33%

20%

22%

19%

-3%

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – divided (82%), will promise anything to win votes (71%), out of touch with ordinary people (63%) and moderate (47%).

Main changes since last May were – divided (up 9% to 82%), understands the problems facing Australia (down 7% to 39%), extreme (up 7% to 38%), out of touch with ordinary people (up 5% to 63%), looks after the interests of working people (down 5% to 42%) and has a good team of leaders (down 5% to 24%).