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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 770 residents in the federal election of Corangamite. The poll was conducted the night of the 26th of May 2016.

 

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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?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Liberal – Sarah Henderson

45.7% 

43.3% 

48.4% 

36.9% 

37.3% 

46.8% 

61.5%

Labor – Libby Coker

25.8%

24.8%

26.8%

20.3%

29.5%

29.1%

24.1%

The Greens – Patchouli Paterson

14.1%

15.8%

12.4%

24.6%

11.9%

11.8%

8.6%

Nick Xenophon team

2.3%

2.0%

2.7%

0.0% 

3.1%

3.4%

2.7%

Other / Independent

4.3%

3.5%

5.1%

8.6%

3.6%

3.0%

2.1%

Undecided

7.7%

10.8%

4.6%

9.6%

14.5%

5.9%

1.1%

 

Two party preferred result based on respondent allocated preferences from Question 1b and undecided allocation from Question 1a

 

Total

Liberal – Sarah Henderson

54%

Labor – Libby Coker

46%

 

Question 1a:

Being undecided to which of the following do you have even a slight leaning?

 

Total

Liberal – Sarah Henderson

33.0%

Labor – Libby Coker

16.3%

The Greens – Patchouli Paterson

11.4%

Nick Xenophon team

12.4%

Other / Independent

26.9%

Note: Only respondents that selected ‘Undecided’ in Question 1 were asked Question 1a

 

Question 1b:

Which of the following parties would you preference highest?

 

Total

Liberal

21.7%

Labor

78.3%

Note: Respondents who selected ‘Liberal’ or ‘Labor’ to Question 1 were excluded from Question 1b

Question 2:

What is your opinion of the member for Corangamite Sarah Henderson?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Favourable

42.0%

40.4%

43.6%

26.7%

38.3%

45.6%

56.7%

Neutral

31.1%

33.9%

27.9%

32.6%

33.2%

30.4%

27.8%

Unfavourable

22.4%

20.4%

24.4%

30.5%

23.8%

22.1%

13.4%

Never heard of them before

4.6%

5.2%

4.1%

10.2%

4.7%

2.0%

2.1%

 

 

Total

Liberal

Labor

Greens

Undecided

Favourable

42.0%

72.6%

12.6%

10.1%

35.6%

Neutral

31.1%

24.2%

29.6%

42.2%

42.4%

Unfavourable

22.4%

1.4%

52.8%

40.4%

11.9%

Never heard of them before

4.6%

1.7%

5.0%

7.3%

10.2%

 

Question 3:

What is your opinion of the Labor candidate for Corangamite Libby Coker?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Favourable

24.3%

22.2%

26.6%

30.1%

22.3%

25.2%

19.8%

Neutral

36.6%

39.9%

33.1%

31.2%

39.9%

37.6%

37.4%

Unfavourable

23.0%

21.4%

24.7%

16.7%

17.1%

25.2%

33.2%

Never heard of them before

16.1%

16.5%

15.7%

22.0%

20.7%

11.9%

9.6%

 

 

Total

Liberal

Labor

Greens

Undecided

Favourable

24.3%

6.3%

55.1%

33.9%

18.6%

Neutral

36.6%

33.8%

34.8%

48.6%

42.4%

Unfavourable

23.0%

43.2%

2.0%

6.4%

5.1%

Never heard of them before

16.1%

16.8%

8.1%

11.0%

33.9%

 

Question 4:

When deciding who to vote for at the upcoming federal election, which of the following issues will influence your decision most?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Education

12.2%

15.2%

8.9%

18.2%

15.2%

7.8%

7.5%

Creating jobs

14.4%

14.5%

14.4%

16.0%

19.4%

12.3%

10.2%

Health services

16.0%

16.7%

15.2%

10.7%

14.7%

20.1%

17.6%

Management of the economy

29.3%

26.9%

31.7%

18.7%

22.5%

33.8%

42.2%

Border protection and asylum seekers

8.8%

9.2%

8.4%

10.7%

8.9%

7.4%

8.6%

Roads and infrastructure

3.8%

1.5%

6.2%

8.0%

1.6%

3.9%

2.1%

Climate change and the environment

15.5%

16.0%

15.2%

17.6%

17.8%

14.7%

11.8%

 

 

Total

Liberal

Labor

Greens

Undecided

Education

12.2%

6.0%

20.7%

17.4%

13.6%

Creating jobs

14.4%

16.8%

15.2%

4.6%

20.3%

Health services

16.0%

11.4%

28.3%

11.0%

15.3%

Management of the economy

29.3%

51.4%

8.1%

7.3%

16.9%

Border protection and asylum seekers

8.8%

8.2%

4.0%

10.1%

15.3%

Roads and infrastructure

3.8%

3.1%

4.0%

1.8%

6.8%

Climate change and the environment

15.5%

3.1%

19.7%

47.7%

11.9%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 770 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.