Elections

Feb 11, 2013

Q. Would you favour fixed term Federal Elections where elections are held on a set date or the current system where the Government chooses the date of each election?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Fixed term elections

63%

66%

66%

57%

Current system

23%

23%

21%

27%

Don’t know

14%

11%

13%

16%

63% favour fixed term Federal Elections where elections are held on a set date and 23% favour the current system where the Government chooses the date of each election. There was majority support for fixed term elections across all demographic and voter groups. Strongest support came from older respondents with 73% of those aged 55+ preferring fixed term elections.

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