Firmness of voting intention

Mar 22, 2010

Q.  Would you describe your vote very firm, fairly firm but might consider another party as campaign develops or not at all firm and might very well consider another party as the campaign develops.

  Total % Federal Vote
Labor Coalition Greens
Very firm 44% 43% 58% 26%
Fairly firm 40% 47% 34% 50%
Not at all firm 14% 9% 7% 18%
Don’t know 2% 1% 1% 6%

Coalition voters were more likely than Labor voters to indicate their voting choice as very firm (58% v 43%).  47% of Labor voters and 50% of Greens voters indicated that their voting choice is fairly firm. 

People aged 65 years and over were more likely to indicate their voting choice as very firm (60%) while those aged 25 – 34 were more likely to indicate their voting choice as fairly firm (47%). 

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