7 News - National Poll - 26th August 2013

ReachTEL conducted a five-question survey of 3,568 residents across Australia during the night of 26th August 2013.

 

7 News

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?

 

26th Aug

10th Aug

4th Aug

18th July

27th June

3rd May

12th April

Labor

35.7%

36.9%

37.5%

39.3%

38.3% 

29.3%

31.3% 

Liberal

43.2%

43.6%

42.3%

42.0%

42.6% 

45.2%

46.1% 

The Nationals

3.3%

3.3%

3.4%

3.4%

2.5% 

3.3%

3.7%

The Greens

10.1%

8.9%

8.2%

8.3%

8.7%

10.2%

10.2%

Katter’s Aus Party

1.3%

1.5%

1.4%

1.1%

2.2%

3.2%

2.8%

Palmer United Party

2.4%

1.7%

1.8%

1.7%

2.0%

na

na

Other

4.0%

4.2%

5.4%

4.2%

3.6%

8.7%

6.0% 

Two party preferred result based on 2010 election distribution

 

26th Aug

10th Aug

4th Aug

18th July

27th June

3rd May

12th April

Labor

47%

47%

48%

49%

48%

42%

43%

Lib/ Nat

53%

53%

52%

51%

52%

58%

57%

 

Question 2:

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

 

26th Aug

Female

Male

 

10th Aug

4th Aug

18th July

27th June

Kevin Rudd

46.4%

50.5%

42.1%

 

46.8%

49.1%

52.4%

51.6%

Tony Abbott

53.6%

49.5%

57.9%

 

53.2%

50.9%

47.6%

48.4%

 

 

Question 3:

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

 

26th Aug

Labor

L/NP

 

10th Aug

4th Aug

Labor

25.9%

55.5%

2.5%

 

35.6%

39.1%

L/NP Coalition

74.0%

44.5%

97.5%

 

64.4%

61.0%

 

Question 4:

Do you agree with the decision to replace Julia Gillard with Kevin Rudd as Prime Minster?

 

26th Aug

Labor

L/NP

Female

Male

 

27th June

Agree

41.9%

65.8%

24.5%

35.1%

49.0%

 

44.1%

Disagree

40.5%

22.3%

54.7%

45.1%

35.8%

 

42.4%

Undecided

17.6%

12.0%

20.9%

19.8%

15.3%

 

13.5%

 

Question 5:

Do you support The Liberal party’s recently announced Paid Parental Leave policy?

 

26th Aug

Labor

L/NP

Female

Male

Support

30.7%

9.5%

48.6%

24.9%

36.7%

Oppose

48.4%

72.3%

28.9%

52.3%

44.3%

Undecided

20.9%

18.2%

22.5%

22.8%

19.0%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 3,568 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.