Attributes of the Liberal Party

May 23, 2017

Q. And which statements do you feel fit the Liberal Party?

  Total Change   Jul 2009 April 2011 Aug 2013 Nov 2015 Mar 2016 Jun 2016 Mar 2017
Too close to the big corporate and financial interests 69% -2     60% 60% 67% 62% 66% 71%
Will promise to do anything to win votes 69% -2   67% 65% 65% 68% 63% 65% 71%
Out of touch with ordinary people 68%   62% 54% 58% 62% 58% 63% 68%
Divided 64% -4   74% 49% 31% 56% 61% 52% 68%
Moderate 48% -1   50% 55% 48% 51% 47% 47% 49%
Have a vision for the future 48% +3     48% 51% 54% 46% 51% 45%
Clear about what they stand for 41%     44% 45% 46% 39% 46% 41%
Understands the problems facing Australia 39% -2   44% 51% 48% 46% 41% 44% 41%
Extreme 38% +2   36% 36% 39% 39% 36% 38% 36%
Have good policies 36%       38% 43% 39% 41% 36%
Has policies that lead to a fairer Australia 34%                
Has a good team of leaders 32% -1   29% 40% 36% 48% 41% 42% 33%
Looks after the interests of working people 28% -2     38% 36% 32% 31% 31% 30%
Trustworthy 25% -3       30% 29% 28% 30% 28%
Keeps its promises 25%   28% 33% 32% 25% 27% 30% 25%

 

The attributes most commonly associated with the Liberal party were “too close to the big corporate and financial interests” (69%), “will promise to do anything to win votes” (69%), and “out of touch with ordinary people” (68%). Those least commonly associated were “keeps its promises” (25%), “trustworthy” (25%) and “looks after the interests of working people” (28%).

The biggest changes since this question was last asked in March were “divided”, which dropped by 4%, “trustworthy”, which dropped by 3%, and “have a vision for the future”, which rose by 3%.

 

 

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