Federal politics – voting intention

May 12, 2015

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 = 1,773 respondents  

First preference/leaning to Election 7 Sep 13   4 weeks ago14/4/15 2 weeks ago 28/4/15 Last week5/5/15 This week 12/5/15
Liberal   37% 36% 37% 38%
National 3% 4% 3% 3%
Total Liberal/National 45.6% 41% 40% 40% 41%
Labor 33.4% 39% 39% 39% 39%
Greens 8.6% 10% 10% 10% 11%
Palmer United Party 5.5% 2% 2% 1% 1%
Other/Independent 6.9% 9% 9% 9% 8%

 

2 Party Preferred Election 7 Sep 13   4 weeks ago14/4/15 2 weeks ago 28/4/15 Last week5/5/15 This week 12/5/15
Liberal National 53.5% 48% 47% 47% 48%
Labor 46.5% 52% 53% 53% 52%

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 2013 election.

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