Federal politics – voting intention

Aug 5, 2013

Q. If a Federal Election was held today to which party will you probably give your first preference vote? If not sure, which party are you currently leaning toward?

Q. If don’t know -Well which party are you currently leaning to?

Sample size = 1,903 respondents

First preference/leaning to

Election

21 Aug 10

 

4 weeks ago

8/7/13

2 weeks ago

23/7/13

Last week

29/7/13

This week

5/8/13

Liberal

 

42%

42%

41%

40%

National

4%

3%

3%

3%

Total Lib/Nat

43.6%

46%

45%

44%

43%

Labor

38.0%

38%

39%

39%

38%

Greens

11.8%

8%

7%

9%

9%

Other/Independent

6.6%

7%

9%

8%

10%

 

2 Party Preferred

Election

21 Aug 10

 

4 weeks ago

8/7/13

2 weeks ago

23/7/13

Last week

29/7/13

This week

5/8/13

Liberal National

49.9%

52%

51%

51%

51%

Labor

50.1%

48%

49%

49%

49%

NB.  The data in the above tables comprise 2-week averages derived from the first preference/leaning to voting questions.  Respondents who select ‘don’t know’ are not included in the results.  The two-party preferred estimate is calculated by distributing the votes of the other parties according to their preferences at the 2010 election.