7 News - National Poll - 10th August 2013

ReachTEL conducted a six-question survey of 2,908 residents across Australia during the day of 10th August 2013.

 

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Question 1:

If a Federal election were to be held today, which of the following would receive your first preference vote? If you are undecided to which do you even have a slight leaning?

 

10th August 13

4th August 13

18th July 13

27th June 13

3rd May 13

12th April 13

Labor

36.9%

37.5%

39.3%

38.3% 

29.3%

31.3% 

Liberal

43.6%

42.3%

42.0%

42.6% 

45.2%

46.1% 

The Nationals

3.3%

3.4%

3.4%

2.5% 

3.3%

3.7% 

The Greens

8.9%

8.2%

8.3%

8.7% 

10.2%

10.2% 

Katter’s Australian Party

1.5%

1.4%

1.1%

2.2% 

3.2%

2.8% 

Palmer United Party

1.7%

1.8%

1.7%

2.0% 

na

na 

Other

4.2%

5.4%

4.2%

3.6% 

8.7%

6.0%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2010 election distribution

 

10th August 13

4th August 13

18th July 13

27th June 13

3rd May 13 

12th April 13 

Labor

47%

48%

49%

48% 

42%

43% 

Liberal / National

53%

52%

51%

52% 

58%

57% 

 

Question 2:

Which of the following do you think would make the better Prime Minister? 

 

10th August 13

Female

Male

 

4th August 13

18th July 13

27th June 13

Kevin Rudd

46.8%

49.0% 

44.5%

 

49.1%

52.4%

51.6%

Tony Abbott

53.2%

51.0%

55.5%

 

50.9%

47.6%

48.4%

 

Question 3:

Regardless of your voting intention, who do you think will win the Federal election?

 

 

10th August 13

Labor

L/NP

Greens

 

4th August 13

Labor

35.6%

72.1%

7.8%

54.4%

 

39.1%

L/NP Coalition

64.4%

27.9%

92.2%

45.6%

 

61.0%

 

Question 4:

Which of the following parties do you trust most to effectively handle the issue of asylum seekers?

 

10th August 13

Labor

L/NP

Greens

 

4th August 13

Labor

43.7%

92.5%

5.3%

79.8%

 

43.4%

L/NP Coalition

56.3%

7.5%

94.7%

20.2%

 

56.7%

 

Question 5:

Would you support increasing the GST to reduce Australia’s debt?

 

Total

Labor

L/NP

Greens

Support

25.1%

20.1%

30.4%

21.4%

Oppose

54.9%

67.2%

44.7%

56.8%

Undecided

20.0%

12.6%

25.0%

21.8%

 

Question 6:

Thinking about the next 12 months, under which of the following two parties do you think you will be financially better off?

 

Total

Labor

L/NP

Greens

Labor

44.5%

93.5%

4.3%

82.5%

L/NP Coalition

55.5%

6.5%

95.7%

17.5% 


This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 2,908 voters. Telephone numbers and the person within the household were selected at random. The results have been weighted by gender and age to reflect the population according to ABS figures. Please note that due to rounding, not all tables necessarily total 100% and subtotals may also vary. Copyright ReachTEL Pty Ltd