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%).

Attributes of the Liberal Party

Mar 25, 2014

Q. And which statements do you feel fit the Liberal 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

67%

72%

65%

63%

67%

65%

63%

67%

+4

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

60%

58%

59%

60%

63%

62%

-1

Out of touch with ordinary people

62%

58%

54%

53%

54%

58%

56%

59%

+3

Have a vision for the future

48%

48%

52%

51%

55%

53%

-2

Clear about what they stand for

44%

46%

48%

45%

56%

50%

-6

Understands the problems facing Australia

44%

43%

51%

52%

50%

48%

50%

47%

-3

Moderate

50%

50%

55%

52%

52%

48%

50%

46%

-4

Have good policies

38%

46%

44%

-2

Has a good team of leaders

29%

31%

40%

39%

41%

36%

46%

43%

-3

Looks after the interests of working people

38%

40%

40%

36%

37%

37%

Extreme

36%

38%

36%

34%

35%

39%

42%

37%

-5

Keeps its promises

28%

23%

33%

34%

34%

32%

39%

35%

-4

Trustworthy

30%

35%

32%

-3

Divided

74%

66%

49%

37%

32%

31%

25%

32%

+7

The Liberal Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (67%), too close to the big corporate and financial interest (62%), out of touch with ordinary people (59%), have a vision for the future (53%) and clear about what they stand for (50%).

Main changes since November were – divided (up 7% to 32%), clear about what they stand for (down 6% to 50%), extreme (down 5% to 37%), will do anything to win votes (up 4% to 67%), keeps it promises (down 4% to 35%) and moderate (down 4% to 46%).

Attributes of the Labor Party

Aug 19, 2013

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

 

Total

19 Aug

Change

Divided

30%

36%

66%

73%

82%

66%

-16

Will promise to do anything to win votes

57%

63%

72%

70%

71%

65%

-6

Looks after the interests of working people

39%

47%

42%

53%

+11

Out of touch with ordinary people

44%

48%

61%

58%

63%

51%

-12

Understands the problems facing Australia

62%

54%

40%

46%

39%

50%

+11

Have a vision for the future

43%

41%

42%

49%

+7

Moderate

65%

63%

51%

50%

47%

48%

+1

Have good policies

46%

na

Clear about what they stand for

28%

31%

27%

38%

+11

Has a good team of leaders

60%

52%

34%

29%

24%

36%

+12

Extreme

25%

26%

38%

31%

38%

34%

-4

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

46%

36%

39%

31%

-8

Trustworthy

30%

na

Keeps its promises

44%

33%

20%

22%

19%

27%

+8

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – divided (66%), will promise anything to win votes (65%), looks after the interests of working people (53%), out of touch with ordinary people (51%) and understands the problems facing Australia (50%).

Main changes since April were – divided (down 16% to 66%), has a good team of leaders (up 12% to 36%), out of touch with ordinary people (down 12% to 51%), looks after the interests of working people (up 11% to 53%), understands the problems facing Australia (up 11% to 50%) and clear about what they stand for (up 11% to 38%).