Attributes of the Labor Party

Sep 23, 2014

Q. Here is a list of things both favourable and unfavourable that have been said about various political parties. Which statements do you feel fit the Labor Party?

 

Jul 2009

Mar 2010

April 2011

May 2012

Aug 2013

Mar 2014

 

Total

23 Sep

Change

Will promise to do anything to win votes

57%

63%

72%

70%

65%

63%

62%

-1

Divided

30%

36%

66%

73%

66%

58%

54%

-4

Looks after the interests of working people

39%

47%

53%

54%

54%

Moderate

65%

63%

51%

50%

48%

52%

54%

+2

Out of touch with ordinary people

44%

48%

61%

58%

51%

49%

51%

+2

Understands the problems facing Australia

62%

54%

40%

46%

50%

49%

46%

-3

Have good policies

46%

44%

42%

-2

Have a vision for the future

43%

41%

49%

43%

42%

-1

Clear about what they stand for

28%

31%

38%

42%

36%

-6

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

46%

36%

31%

34%

36%

+2

Has a good team of leaders

60%

52%

34%

29%

36%

34%

33%

-1

Trustworthy

30%

31%

30%

-1

Keeps its promises

44%

33%

20%

22%

27%

30%

29%

-1

Extreme

25%

26%

38%

31%

34%

30%

27%

-3

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (62%), divided (54%), looks after the interests of working people (54%) and moderate (54%).

Main changes since March were – clear about what they stand for (down 6% to 36%) and divided (down 4% to 54%).

Attributes of the Labor Party

Mar 25, 2014

Q. Here is a list of things both favourable and unfavourable that have been said about various political parties. Which statements do you feel fit the Labor Party?

 

6 Jul 09

14 Mar 10

27 April 11

28 May 12

2 Apr 13

19 Aug

5 Nov

 

Total 25 Mar

Change

Will promise to do anything to win votes

57%

63%

72%

70%

71%

65%

63%

63%

Divided

30%

36%

66%

73%

82%

66%

72%

58%

-14

Looks after the interests of working people

39%

47%

42%

53%

52%

54%

+2

Moderate

65%

63%

51%

50%

47%

48%

51%

52%

+1

Out of touch with ordinary people

44%

48%

61%

58%

63%

51%

53%

49%

-4

Understands the problems facing Australia

62%

54%

40%

46%

39%

50%

46%

49%

+3

Have good policies

46%

41%

44%

+3

Have a vision for the future

43%

41%

42%

49%

43%

43%

Clear about what they stand for

28%

31%

27%

38%

34%

42%

+8

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

46%

36%

39%

31%

34%

34%

Has a good team of leaders

60%

52%

34%

29%

24%

36%

31%

34%

+3

Trustworthy

30%

29%

31%

+2

Extreme

25%

26%

38%

31%

38%

34%

31%

30%

-1

Keeps its promises

44%

33%

20%

22%

19%

27%

26%

30%

+4

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (63%), divided (58%), looks after the interests of working people (54%) and moderate (52%).

Main changes since November were – divided (down 14% to 58%), clear about what they stand for (up 8% to 42%), out of touch with ordinary people (down 4% to 49%) and keeps its promises (up 4%to 30%).