7 News - National Poll - 4th September 2013

ReachTEL conducted a five-question survey of 3,698 residents across Australia during the night of 4th September 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?

 

 

4th Sep

3rd Sep

26th Aug

10th Aug

4th Aug

18th July

27th June

3rd May

12th April

Labor

32.7%

35.3%

35.7%

36.9%

37.5%

39.3%

38.3% 

29.3%

31.3% 

Liberal

40.5%

41.3%

43.2%

43.6%

42.3%

42.0%

42.6% 

45.2%

46.1% 

The Nationals

3.1%

2.9%

3.3%

3.3%

3.4%

3.4%

2.5% 

3.3%

3.7% 

The Greens

10.0%

9.7%

10.1%

8.9%

8.2%

8.3%

8.7% 

10.2%

10.2% 

Katter

1.6%

0.9%

1.3%

1.5%

1.4%

1.1%

2.2% 

3.2%

2.8% 

Palmer United Party

6.1%

4.4%

2.4%

1.7%

1.8%

1.7%

2.0% 

na

na 

Other

6.0%

5.4%

4.0%

4.2%

5.4%

4.2%

3.6% 

8.7%

6.0%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2010 election distribution

 

 

4th Sep

3rd Sep

26th Aug

10th Aug

4th Aug

18th July

27th June

3rd May 

12th April 

Labor

47%

48%

47%

47%

48%

49%

48% 

42%

43% 

Lib/Nat

53%

52%

53%

53%

52%

51%

52% 

58%

57%

 

Question 2:

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

 

4th Sep

Female

Male

 

3rd Sep

26th Aug

10th Aug

4th Aug

18th July

27th June

Kevin Rudd

45.9%

46.2%

45.5%

 

47.1%

46.4%

46.8%

49.1%

52.4%

51.6%

Tony Abbott

54.1%

53.8%

54.5%

 

52.9%

53.6%

53.2%

50.9%

47.6%

48.4%

 

 

Question 3:

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

 

4th Sep

Labor

L/NP

 

3rd Sep

3rd Sep

10th Aug

4th Aug

Labor

24.8%

25.6%

24.0%

 

25.8%

25.9%

35.6%

39.1%

Lib/Nat

75.2%

74.4%

76.0%

 

74.2%

74.0%

64.4%

61.0%

 

Question 4:

Would you support a Liberal/National Coalition government calling a double dissolution, which would send Australians back to another Federal election, in order to abolish the carbon tax?

 

4th Sep

Labor

L/NP

Greens

Female

Male

Support

41.8%

13.6%

65.8%

19.8%

37.8%

45.9%

Oppose

40.2%

72.0%

15.1%

67.3%

39.7%

40.7%

Undecided

18.0%

14.4%

19.1%

12.8%

22.4%

13.4%

 

Question 5:

Both Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott have stated that they will not break any election promises. Would you prefer the leaders to break election promises if it assisted in bringing the budget back to surplus, or do you think that both leaders should keep their promises even if it means delaying the budgets return to surplus?

 

4th Sep

Labor

L/NP

Greens

Female

Male

Break promises

32.7%

21.8%

44.0%

23.4%

31.1%

34.3%

Keep promises

67.3%

78.2%

56.0%

76.6%

68.9%

65.7%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 3,698 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.