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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 628 residents across the federal electorate of Cowper. The survey was conducted during the night of 23rd June 2016.

 

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Question 1:

If a federal election were held today which of the following would receive your first preference vote?

 

Total

The Nationals – Luke Hartsuyker 

39.2% 

Labor – Damian Wood 

9.7%

The Greens – Carol Vernon

8.2%

Independent – Robert Oakeshott

31.8%

CDP – Wayne Lawrence

3.0%

CEC – Michael Gough

0.4%

Independent – John Arkan

2.2%

Undecided

5.3%

 

Two party preferred result based on respondent allocated preferences from Question 2 and undecided allocation from Question 1a

 

Total

The Nationals – Luke Hartsuyker

50%

Independent – Robert Oakeshott

50%

 

Question 1a:

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

 

Total

The Nationals – Luke Hartsuyker

55.9%

Labor – Damian Wood

26.5%

The Greens – Carol Vernon

2.9%

Independent – Robert Oakeshott

5.9%

CDP – Wayne Lawrence

0.0%

CEC – Michael Gough

0.0%

Independent – John Arkan

8.8%

Note: Only respondents who answered ‘Undecided’ to Question 1 were asked Question 1a

 

Question 1b:

Which of the following parties would you preference higher?

 

Total

The Nationals – Luke Hartsuyker

27.3%

Independent – Robert Oakeshott

72.7%

Note: Only respondents who didn’t answer ‘The Nationals’ or ‘Independent’ to Question 1 were asked Question 1b.

 

Question 2:

What is your opinion of the member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker?

 

Total

Favorable

39.8%

Neutral

26.8%

Unfavourable

28.5%

Never heard of them before

4.9%

               

 

Total

Nationals

Labor

Oakeshott

Und

Favorable

39.8%

83.4%

11.3%

4.5%

27.3%

Neutral

26.8%

12.1%

33.9%

36.0%

60.6%

Unfavourable

28.5%

.8%

53.2%

51.5%

3.0%

Never heard of them before

4.9%

3.6%

1.6%

8.0%

9.1%

 

Question 3:

What is your opinion of the Independent candidate for Cowper Rob Oakeshott?

 

Total

Favorable

42.9%

Neutral

18.6%

Unfavourable

35.3%

Never heard of them before

3.2%

               

 

Total

Nationals

Labor

Greens

Und

Favorable

42.9%

7.7%

57.4%

91.5%

11.8%

Neutral

18.6%

17.0%

27.9%

5.0%

58.8%

Unfavourable

35.3%

72.9%

9.8%

3.5%

29.4%

Never heard of them before

3.2%

2.4%

4.9%

 0.0%

 0.0%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 628 voters. The data has been weighted to reflect the population age and gender distribution as provided by the ABS. Telephone numbers and the person within the household were selected at random. Copyright ReachTEL Pty Ltd.