Bill Shorten leader at next election

Dec 16, 2014

Q. Do you think Bill Shorten is likely or unlikely to still be the leader of the Labor Party at the next election?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Likely

47%

59%

45%

47%

44%

Unlikely

20%

12%

28%

13%

29%

Don’t know

33%

29%

27%

40%

27%

47% think that Bill Shorten is likely to still be leader of the Labor Party at the next election and 20% think it is unlikely.

All voter groups were more likely to think he would still be leader.

Better Prime Minister

Aug 12, 2014

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

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/  Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

 

22 Oct 2013

14 Jan 

11 Feb

11 Mar

8 April

13 May

11 June

8 July

Tony Abbott

37%

6%

84%

6%

22%

41%

42%

40%

39%

42%

36%

36%

34%

Bill Shorten

36%

73%

2%

55%

31%

22%

31%

30%

33%

32%

37%

40%

37%

Don’t know

27%

22%

14%

39%

47%

37%

27%

31%

28%

26%

28%

24%

29%

37% (up 3% since July) of respondents think Tony Abbott would make the better Prime Minister and 36% (down 1%) think Bill Shorten would make the better Prime Minister.

Men prefer Tony Abbott 42% to 35% and women prefer Bill Shorten 36% to 33%.