Best leader of the Liberal Party

Feb 3, 2015

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party? 

 

Total

 

Male

Female

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

Jun 2014

Tony Abbott

11%

13%

8%

4%

23%

3%

3%

18%

Malcolm Turnbull

24%

27%

22%

27%

24%

37%

22%

31%

Joe Hockey

5%

4%

5%

6%

4%

5%

3%

6%

Julie Bishop

21%

19%

23%

20%

26%

11%

23%

4%

Christopher Pyne

<1%

1%

<1%

<1%

1%

1%

<1%

Scott Morrison

2%

3%

1%

1%

4%

2%

1%

Someone else

13%

13%

14%

17%

4%

23%

24%

19%

Don’t know

24%

21%

27%

25%

13%

19%

24%

21%

24% (down 7% since June) think Malcolm Turnbull would make the best leader of the Liberal Party, 21% prefer Julie Bishop (up 17%), 11% (down 7%) prefer Tony Abbott and 5% (down 1%) Joe Hockey.

Among Liberal/National voters, 26% (up 23%) prefer Julie Bishop, 24% (down 3%) Malcolm Turnbull, 23% (down 20%) Tony Abbott and 4% (down 7%) Joe Hockey.

Preferences of men were Malcolm Turnbull 27%, Julie Bishop 19% and Tony Abbott 13%.

Preferences of women were Julie Bishop 23%, Malcolm Turnbull 22% and Tony Abbott 8%.

Best leader of the Liberal Party

Jul 29, 2013

Q. Which of the following do you think would make the best leader of the Liberal Party?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

 

23 Apr 12

30 May 11

28 Feb 11

27 Sep 10

Tony Abbott

17%

5%

36%

1%

23%

22%

24%

26%

Malcolm Turnbull

37%

44%

35%

51%

30%

25%

18%

20%

Joe Hockey

10%

9%

13%

9%

14%

17%

16%

15%

Julie Bishop

3%

4%

3%

1%

5%

3%

4%

5%

Andrew Robb

*

*

*

1%

1%

1%

na

Someone else

12%

20%

3%

13%

12%

13%

14%

na

Don’t know

19%

19%

9%

24%

16%

19%

22%

33%

37% (up 7% since April last year) think Malcolm Turnbull would make the best leader of the Liberal Party, 17% (down 6%) prefer Tony Abbott and 10% (down 4%) Joe Hockey.

Among Liberal/National voters, 36% (-3%) prefer Tony Abbott, 35% (+9%) Malcolm Turnbull and 13% (-4%) Joe Hockey.

Malcolm Turnbull is preferred by 39% of men and 36% of women, Tony Abbott by 21% of men and 14% of women.

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