Firmness of voting intention

Aug 5, 2013

Q. How likely is it that you will change your mind about who you vote for before the Federal election to be held this year?

 

Total

Gave voting intention

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Other party/ Independent

I will definitely not change my mind

44%

40%

59%

23%

18%

It is very unlikely I will change my mind

30%

35%

25%

36%

25%

It is quite possible I will change my mind as the campaign develops

21%

18%

14%

35%

49%

Don’t know

5%

7%

3%

3%

9%

44% of those who gave their voting intention say they will definitely not change their mind before the election, 30% say it is very unlikely they will change their mind and 21% say it is quite possible they will change.

Those most likely to say it is possible they will change their mind were Greens voters (35%), other party and independent voters (49%), aged 18-24 (32%) and women (25%).

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