PUP and the Greens

Jul 22, 2014

Q. In the previous Parliament, the Greens held the balance of power. Would you have more confidence in a Parliament where the Greens held the balance of power or where the Palmer United Party held the balance of power?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

More confidence in the Greens holding the balance

27%

38%

14%

76%

13%

More confidence in the Palmer United Party holding the balance

22%

16%

26%

5%

49%

No difference

34%

28%

47%

12%

27%

Don’t know

17%

18%

13%

8%

11%

34% think it makes no difference whether the Greens or PUP hold the balance of power in the Senate. 27% would have more confidence in the Greens holding the balance of power and 22% have more confidence in PUP.

Liberal/National voters were more likely to think it makes no difference (47%) while 38% of Labor voters have more confidence in the Greens holding the balance.

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