Better or worse Government

Sep 16, 2013

Q. After the election the Coalition Government will not have a majority in the Senate – they will need the support of the minor parties and independents to pass legislation. Do you think this will result in a better or worse Government for Australia?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Other party/ Independent

Total better

44%

53%

32%

62%

59%

Total worse

30%

24%

44%

20%

11%

A lot better

18%

25%

9%

26%

33%

A little better

26%

28%

23%

36%

26%

A little worse

16%

10%

24%

14%

6%

A lot worse

14%

14%

20%

6%

5%

Make no difference

10%

10%

8%

8%

18%

Don’t know

16%

13%

16%

9%

12%

44% think that better Government will result from the Coalition needing the support of minor parties and independents in the Senate while 30% think it will result in worse Government.

A majority of Labor, Greens and other voters think it will result in better Government while 44% of Liberal/National voters think it will result in worse Government.