Preferred Prime Minister

Nov 6, 2018

Q. Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister out of Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Sep 2018 Aug 2018

Turnbull

Scott Morrison 41%   18% 80% 16% 47%   42% 39% 39% 41%
Bill Shorten 29%   59% 7% 46% 16%   27% 27% 29% 27%
Don’t know 29%   2w3% 13% 37% 37%   31% 34% 32% 31%


41% thought that Scott Morrison would make the better Prime Minister (down 1% from last month), and 29% thought Bill Shorten would be better (up 2%). 29% did not know who would make a better Prime Minister.

The results were split by party, with 80% of Liberal/National voters saying that Scott Morrison would be a better Prime Minister, and 59% of Labor voters saying Bill Shorten would.

Greens voters preferred Bill Shorten (46%) to Scott Morrison (16%).

45% of men prefer Scott Morrison and 33% prefer Bill Shorten.

37% of women prefer Scott Morrison and 26% prefer Bill Shorten.