22-24 October

LABOR MAINTAINS LEAD IN VICTORIA

With five weeks to election day the Labor Party is maintaining its lead over the Coalition. However, while the Labor Party may enjoy an election winning lead, Denis Napthine has improved his standing as the better Premier.

Primary Vote

Election Nov 2010 26/27 Feb 2014 14/15 Aug 2014 22/24 Oct 2014
The Liberal Party 38.0% 37% 35% 35%
The Nationals 6.8% 5% 5% 5%
Total Coalition 44.8% 42% 40% 40%
Labor Party 36.2% 39% 38% 38%
The Greens 11.2% 12% 12% 13%
Palmer United Party -% -% 3% 2%
Another party or an independent candidate 7.8% 7% 7% 7%

9% uncommitted or refused excluded

Thinking about state politics. If a state election for Victoria was held today, which one of the following would you vote for?

Two party preferred

Election Nov 2010 26/27 Feb 2014 14/15 Aug 2014 22/24 Oct 2014
Coalition 51.6% 49% 48% 48%
Labor 48.4% 51% 52% 52%

Preferred Premier

22/24 Oct 2014 Supporters
26/27 Feb 2014 14/15 Aug 2014 Total Coalition Labor
Denis Napthine 40% 41% 43% 81% 22%
Daniel Andrews 32% 33% 27% 5% 53%
Uncommitted 28% 26% 30% 14% 25%

Thinking now about the leaders of the parties. Who do you think would make the better Premier?

These surveys were conducted by Galaxy Research. The most recent survey was administered by a combination of online and telephone interviews between 22 October and 24 October 2014. The results are based on the opinions of 800 voters. The data has been weighted and projected to reflect the Victorian population.


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