Attributes of the Labor Party

Aug 19, 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

 

Total

19 Aug

Change

Divided

30%

36%

66%

73%

82%

66%

-16

Will promise to do anything to win votes

57%

63%

72%

70%

71%

65%

-6

Looks after the interests of working people

39%

47%

42%

53%

+11

Out of touch with ordinary people

44%

48%

61%

58%

63%

51%

-12

Understands the problems facing Australia

62%

54%

40%

46%

39%

50%

+11

Have a vision for the future

43%

41%

42%

49%

+7

Moderate

65%

63%

51%

50%

47%

48%

+1

Have good policies

46%

na

Clear about what they stand for

28%

31%

27%

38%

+11

Has a good team of leaders

60%

52%

34%

29%

24%

36%

+12

Extreme

25%

26%

38%

31%

38%

34%

-4

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

46%

36%

39%

31%

-8

Trustworthy

30%

na

Keeps its promises

44%

33%

20%

22%

19%

27%

+8

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – divided (66%), will promise anything to win votes (65%), looks after the interests of working people (53%), out of touch with ordinary people (51%) and understands the problems facing Australia (50%).

Main changes since April were – divided (down 16% to 66%), has a good team of leaders (up 12% to 36%), out of touch with ordinary people (down 12% to 51%), looks after the interests of working people (up 11% to 53%), understands the problems facing Australia (up 11% to 50%) and clear about what they stand for (up 11% to 38%).