Lib/Nat majority in the Senate

Sep 19, 2011

Q. If the Liberal and National Parties win the next election, do you think it would be good or bad if they also won a majority in the Senate?

Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens
Total Good 38% 10% 73% 6%
Total Bad 31% 63% 3% 72%
Very good 17% 3% 35% 0%
Good 21% 7% 38% 6%
Neither good nor bad 18% 18% 16% 15%
Bad 12% 23% 3% 18%
Very bad 19% 40% 0% 54%
Don’t know 13% 8% 8% 7%

Most respondents think that having the Liberal and National Parties holding a majority in the Senate is a good outcome (38%), than those that think it is a bad outcome (31%).

Greens voters are the most likely to regard the outcome as bad (72%), followed by Labor voters (63%).

Male respondents are more likely to regard this outcome as good (45% total good) compared to female respondents (33% total good).

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