Voting for a new conservative party

Dec 13, 2016

Q. If a new conservative party was formed and included people like Tony Abbott, how likely would you be to vote for them? 

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Dec 2015
Total likely 23%   13% 41% 11% 25%   20%
Total unlikely 58%   74% 41% 80% 63%   65%
Very likely 7%   4% 11% 2% 13%   9%
Somewhat likely 16%   9% 30% 9% 11%   11%
Not very likely 16%   16% 20% 12% 17%   16%
Not at all likely 42%   58% 21% 68% 46%   49%
Don’t know 19%   14% 19% 9% 13%   15%

 23% say they would be very or somewhat likely to vote for a new conservative party and 58% would be not very or not at all likely.

41% of Liberal/National voters and 32% of those aged 65+ say they would be likely to vote for a new conservative party.

Compared to 12 months ago, likelihood of voting for a new conservative party has increased a little.

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