Awareness of Assange

Apr 15, 2013

Q. The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, faces extradition from the UK to Sweden for an investigation into sexual assault allegations. In Sweden he will be detained while the investigation continues, and he may be extradited to the United States to face charges relating to WikiLeaks’s release of US diplomatic cables. How much have you read or heard about Julian Assange?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

A lot

16%

18%

13%

31%

Some

38%

37%

41%

41%

A little

35%

35%

37%

26%

Nothing at all

8%

8%

8%

3%

Don’t know

3%

2%

1%

54% said they had read heard a lot or some about Julian Assange. Only 8% had read or heard nothing at all.

Those most likely to have heard a lot of some about Julian Assange were men (60%), aged 55+ (59%) and Greens voters (72%).