Shifted voting position

Aug 19, 2013

Q. Since the election campaign began, have you shifted your position on voting in any of the following ways?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Yes, I have changed my mind about who I will vote for

6%

6%

5%

10%

Yes, I have become more certain about who I will vote for

13%

17%

8%

22%

Yes, I have become less certain about who I will vote for

11%

9%

7%

18%

No, I haven’t changed my position at all about who I will vote for

62%

63%

76%

42%

Don’t know

8%

5%

3%

8%

62% of respondents said they had not changed their voting position since the election campaign began. 6% said they had changed their vote, 13% had become more certain about their vote and 11% less certain. 17% of Labor voters said they had become more certain while 76% of Liberal/National voters had not changed their position at all.

51% of respondents aged 18-34 had not changed their voting position compared to 65% of those aged 35-54 and 72% of those aged 55+.