Attributes of party leaders

Jun 24, 2014

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the leader of the Greens, Christine Milne?

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the leader of the Palmer United Party, Clive Palmer?

 

Christine Milne

Clive Palmer

Intelligent

56%

52%

Hard-working

57%

52%

A capable leader

44%

33%

Understands the problems facing Australia

41%

42%

Visionary

30%

35%

Good in a crisis

31%

28%

Superficial

38%

57%

More honest than most politicians

36%

31%

Trustworthy

37%

23%

Narrow-minded

48%

55%

Arrogant

38%

70%

Out of touch with ordinary people

51%

59%

Intolerant

36%

52%

Aggressive

38%

67%

Erratic

36%

64%

Christine Milne’s key attributes were hard working, intelligent, out of touch with ordinary people and narrow minded.

Clive Palmer’s key attributes were arrogant, aggressive, erratic, out of touch with ordinary people, superficial and narrow minded.

Attributes of the Greens

Apr 27, 2011

Q. And which statements do you feel fit the Greens?


Extreme 61%
Out of touch with ordinary people 60%
Will promise to do anything to win votes 52%
Clear about what they stand for 51%
Have a vision for the future 49%
Understands the problems facing Australia 36%
Divided 35%
Looks after the interests of working people 31%
Keeps its promises 31%
Has a good team of leaders 29%
Moderate 28%
Too close to the big corporate and financial interests 22%

The Greens’ main attributes were – extreme (61%), out of touch with ordinary people (60%), will promise to do anything to win votes (52%) and clear about what they stand for (51%). Compared to the major parties, the Greens were rated more highly for being clear about what they stand for and having a vision for the future.

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