Federal politics – voting intention

Sep 1, 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 = 1,799 respondents

First preference/leaning to

Election 7 Sep 13

4 weeks ago 4/8/15

2 weeks ago 18/8/15

Last week 25/8/15

This week 1/9/15

Liberal

36%

38%

38%

37%

National

3%

3%

3%

3%

Total Liberal/National

45.6%

39%

41%

41%

40%

Labor

33.4%

38%

38%

37%

38%

Greens

8.6%

12%

10%

10%

11%

Palmer United Party

5.5%

1%

2%

1%

2%

Other/Independent

6.9%

9%

9%

10%

10%

2 Party Preferred

Election 7 Sep 13

4 weeks ago 4/8/15

2 weeks ago 18/8/15

Last week 25/8/15

This week 1/9/15

Liberal National

53.5%

47%

48%

49%

48%

Labor

46.5%

53%

52%

51%

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.