28-29 August 2013

LABOR FADE AS VOTERS WARM TO TONY ABBOTT

Support for the Labor Party has dropped three points since the start of the campaign as voters warm to the idea of Tony Abbott becoming the next Prime Minister.

Primary Vote

Election Aug 2010 7-9 Aug 2013 14-15 Aug 2013 28-29 Aug 2013
Labor Party 38.0% 38% 36% 35%
Coalition 43.6% 45% 45% 46%
The Greens 11.8% 10% 10% 10%
Another Party or an independent candidate 6.6% 7% 9% 9%

8% uncommitted or refused excluded

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

Two party preferred

Election Aug 2010 7-9 Aug 2013 14-15 Aug 2013 28-29 Aug 2013
Labor Party 50.1% 49% 48% 47%
Coalition 49.9% 51% 52% 53%

 

Better Prime Minister

28-29 Aug 2013 Supporters
27-28 June 2013 7-9 Aug 2013 Total Labor Coalition
Kevin Rudd 51% 47% 45% 91% 9%
Tony Abbott 34% 34% 39% 2% 80%
Uncommitted 15% 19% 16% 7% 11%

Thinking just about the party leaders. Which one of the following do you believe would make the better Prime Minister?

These surveys were conducted by Galaxy Research. The most recent survey was administered on 28-29 August 2013. The results are based on the opinions of 1,012 voters. The data has been weighted and projected to reflect the Australian population.


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