Firmness of vote

Mar 4, 2013

Q. Thinking about the Federal election to be held on September 14, which of the following statements best describes you how you will vote?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

I have firmly made up my mind

46%

52%

58%

38%

I am leaning in one direction, but it could change

31%

37%

30%

45%

I haven’t made up my mind

16%

9%

7%

16%

Don’t know

6%

3%

4%

1%

46% of respondents said they had firmly made up their mind about how they will vote in the September election. 31% say they are leaning in one direction but could change and 22% haven’t made up their mind or don’t know.

58% of those indicating they would currently vote Liberal/National said they had firmly made up their mind compared to 52% of current Labor voters and only 38% of current Greens voters.

65% of those aged 55+ said they had firmly made up their mind compared to 35% of those aged under 35.