Leader of the Labor Party

Aug 4, 2015

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Labor Party?

  Total   Men Women   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote Other
Bill Shorten 16% 20% 13% 34% 10% 4% 6%
Anthony Albanese 12% 13% 11% 13% 11% 18% 16%
Tanya Plibersek 13% 12% 14% 15% 10% 29% 7%
Chris Bowen 5% 7% 3% 3% 7% 7% 5%%
Someone else 18% 20% 17% 10% 26% 15% 35%
Don’t know 36% 29% 42% 25% 35% 27% 31%

16% think Bill Shorten would make the best leader of the Labor Party, 13% prefer Tanya Plibersek and 12% Anthony Albanese. 18% prefer someone else and 36% don’t know.

Among Labor voters, 34% prefer Bill Shorten, 15% Tanya Plibersek and 13% Anthony Albanese

Preferences of men were Bill Shorten 20%, Anthony Albanese 13% and Tanya Plibersek 12%.

Preferences of women were Tanya Plibersek 14%, Bill Shorten 13% and Anthony Albanese 11%.