Better Prime Minister

Aug 11, 2015

Q. Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister out of Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten? 

  Total   Vote Lab Vote Lib/
Nat
Vote Grn Vote Other   Oct 2013 June 2014 Mar 2015 Apr 2015 May 2015 Jun 2015 Jul 2015
Tony Abbott 36% 9% 83% 3% 24% 41% 36% 33% 32% 35% 38% 37%
Bill Shorten 32% 68% 4% 58% 15% 22% 40% 37% 35% 32% 33% 30%
Don’t know 31% 23% 14% 40% 61% 37% 24% 30% 33% 33% 29% 33%

36% (down 1% since July) of respondents think Tony Abbott would make the better Prime Minister and 32% (up 2%) think Bill Shorten would make the better Prime Minister.

37% of men prefer Tony Abbott and 33% prefer Bill Shorten – and women prefer Tony Abbott 36% to 32%.

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