Next election

Jan 29, 2013

Q. Do you think the Labor Government should run its full term until later in 2013 when the next Federal election is due or should a new election be held now?

 

5
Sept
11

5
Dec
11

30
Jan
12

5
Mar
12

30
Apr
12

Total

29
Jan
13

Vote ALP

Vote Lib

Vote Greens

Should run to later in 2013

40%

47%

48%

46%

48%

51%

84%

25%

76%

Should hold election now

48%

41%

41%

44%

42%

35%

4%

66%

12%

Don’t know

12%

12%

10%

10%

10%

14%

12%

8%

12%

51% think the Labor Government should run its full term until later in 2013 and 35% think an election should be held now. 14% don’t know.

Opinions have shifted away having an early election since this question was polled in April 2012.