House of Representatives

May 13, 2013

Q. Thinking about the House of Representatives, which of the following do you think would provide the best Government for Australia?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

The governing party has an absolute majority in the House of Representatives

49%

47%

61%

25%

The independents and minor parties hold the balance of power in the House of Representatives

25%

28%

18%

56%

Don’t know

26%

24%

21%

19%

49% think that the best Government would be if the governing party has an absolute majority in the House of Representatives while 25% think the independents and minor parties should hold the balance of power.

A majority (56%) of Greens voters would prefer to see the independents and minor parties should hold the balance of power while a majority (61%) of Liberal/National voters think the governing party should have an absolute majority.