Newspoll 2-5 February

Primary Vote

Election Jul 2 2016 6/9 Oct 2016 20/23 Oct 2016 3/6 Nov 2016 17/20 Nov 2016 1/4 Dec 2016 2/5 Feb 2017
Coalition 42.1% 39% 39% 39% 38% 39% 35%
Labor 34.7% 36% 37% 38% 38% 36% 36%
Greens 10.2% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Others 13.0% 15% 14% 13% 14% 15% 19%

6 per cent ‘uncommitted’ excluded

If a federal election for the House of Representatives was held today, which one of the following would you vote for? If ‘uncommitted’, to which one of these do you have a leaning?

Two party preferred

Election Jul 2 2016 6/9 Oct 2016 20/23 Oct 2016 3/6 Nov 2016 17/20 Nov 2016 1/4 Dec 2016 2/5 Feb 2017
Coalition 50.4% 48% 48% 47% 47% 48% 46%
Labor 49.6% 52% 52% 53% 53% 52% 54%

Based on preference flow at July 2016 federal election

Turnbull’s Performance

6/9 Oct 2016 20/23 Oct 2016 3/6 Nov 2016 17/20 Nov 2016 1/4 Dec 2016 2/5 Feb 2017
Satisfied 31% 29% 30% 34% 32% 33%
Dissatisfied 56% 57% 58% 54% 55% 54%
Uncommitted 13% 14% 12% 12% 13% 13%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Malcolm Turnbull is doing his job as Prime Minister?

Shorten’s Performance

6/9 Oct 2016 20/23 Oct 2016 3/6 Nov 2016 17/20 Nov 2016 1/4 Dec 2016 2/5 Feb 2017
Satisfied 35% 36% 36% 36% 34% 32%
Dissatisfied 51% 51% 51% 51% 51% 54%
Uncommitted 14% 13% 13% 13% 15% 14%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Bill Shorten is doing his job as Leader of the Opposition?

Better Prime Minister

6/9 Oct 2016 20/23 Oct 2016 3/6 Nov 2016 17/20 Nov 2016 1/4 Dec 2016 2/5 Feb 2017
Turnbull 45% 42% 42% 43% 41% 42%
Shorten 30% 32% 32% 33% 32% 30%
Uncommitted 25% 26% 26% 24% 27% 28%

Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister?

These surveys were conducted in all states of Australia and in both city and country areas. The data has been weighted to reflect the population distribution. The latest survey is based on 1,734 interviews among voters. The maximum sampling error is plus or minus 2.4 percentage points. Copyright at all times remains with Newspoll.


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