7 News - National Poll - 4th August 2013

ReachTEL conducted a six-question survey of 2,949 residents across Australia during the afternoon of 4th 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?

 

4th August 13

18th July 13

27th June 13

3rd May 13

12th April 13

Labor

37.5%

39.3%

38.3% 

29.3%

31.3% 

Liberal

42.3%

42.0%

42.6% 

45.2%

46.1% 

The Nationals

3.4%

3.4%

2.5%

3.3%

3.7%

The Greens

8.2%

8.3%

8.7%

10.2%

10.2%

Katter’s Australian Party

1.4%

1.1%

2.2%

3.2%

2.8%

Palmer United Party

1.8%

1.7%

2.0%

na

na

Other

5.4%

4.2%

3.6%

8.7%

6.0%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2010 election distribution

 

4th August 13

18th July 13

27th June 13

3rd May 13

12th April 13

Labor

48%

49%

48%

42%

43%

Liberal / National

52%

51%

52%

58%

57%

 

Question 2:

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

 

4th August 13

18th July 13

27th June 13

 

Female

Male

Kevin Rudd

49.1%

52.4%

51.6%

 

50.0%

48.1%

Tony Abbott

50.9%

47.6%

48.4%

 

50.0%

51.9%

 

 

3rd May 13

12th April 13

Julia Gillard

40.6%

43.5%

Tony Abbott

59.4%

56.5%

 

Question 3:

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

 

Total

Labor

L/NP

Greens

Labor

39.1%

78.5%

9.0%

58.4%

L/NP Coalition

61.0%

21.5%

91.0%

41.6%


Question 4:

Which of the following issues will influence your vote most at the upcoming Federal election?

 

Total

Labor

L/NP

Greens

Asylum seekers

13.6%

11.6%

12.8%

21.0%

Cost of living

25.9%

31.7%

22.7%

15.4%

Leaders of the parties

9.2%

16.9%

4.7%

4.7%

Education

6.0%

10.8%

2.0%

8.9%

Management of the economy

39.4%

20.5%

57.4%

19.6%

The environment

6.0%

8.5%

0.4%

30.4%

 

Question 5:

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

 

Total

Labor

L/NP

Greens

Labor

43.4%

89.2%

3.6%

83.6%

L/NP Coalition

56.7%

10.8%

96.4%

16.4%

 

Question 6:

Which of the following parties do you trust most to effectively manage the economy?

 

Total

Labor

L/NP

Greens

Labor

39.3%

83.5%

1.2%

71.0%

L/NP Coalition

60.7%

16.5%

98.8%

29.0%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 2,949 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.