Importance of asylum seeker issue

Jun 17, 2013

Q. How important is the asylum seeker issue of in deciding which party you will vote for in the Federal election?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

The most important issue

6%

5%

7%

One of the most important issues

28%

16%

39%

27%

Quite important but not as important as other issues

37%

43%

35%

31%

Not very important

14%

16%

11%

18%

Not at all important

10%

14%

6%

20%

Don’t know

5%

5%

2%

5%

34% of respondents think the asylum seeker issue is the most important or one of the most important election issues.

46% of Liberal/National voters think it is one of or the most important issues.