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In conjunction with 7 News Melbourne, ReachTEL conducted a five-question survey of 1,205 Victorian residents on the night of 30th May 2013.

 

7 News

 

 

Sample = 1,205


Question 1:

If a state 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?

 

 

30th May 13

12th April 13

7th Mar 13

22nd Feb 13

25th Jan 13

The Liberal Party

37.9%

45.2%

40.1%

37.6% 

34.4% 

The Nationals

5.7%

4.3%

4.8%

6.6% 

3.5% 

Labor

32.5%

35.3%

36.9%

34.9% 

36.8% 

The Greens

13.6%

11.5%

12.3%

12.6% 

12.4% 

Katter’s Australian Party

2.3%

0.9%

0.8%

2.0% 

4.4% 

Other

8.1%

2.9%

5.2%

6.2% 

8.7% 

 

 

 

Question 2:

How do you rate the performance of Denis Napthine as Victorian Premier?

 

30th May 13

12th April 13

Very Good

14.1%

18.4%

Good

22.7%

22.2%

Average

33.6%

32.1%

Poor

12.7%

10.5%

Very Poor

10.6%

11.3%

Don’t know this person

6.3%

5.5%

 

Question 3:

If you were forced to choose between the following two people, which do you think would make the better Premier?

 

30th May 13

12th April 13

7th Mar 13

Denis Napthine

51.6%

52.0% 

46.5% 

Daniel Andrews

48.4%

48.0% 

53.5% 

 

Question 4:

Would you prefer the Napthine Government to spend more on public transport or road infrastructure projects, like the East West Link tunnel?

 

 

Public transport

58.8%

Road infrastructure projects

32.3%

Undecided

8.9%

 

Question 5:

Would you support the Napthine Government granting paramedics a pay increase above the public sector policy limit of 2.5% per annum?

 

 

Support

74.4%

Oppose

13.7%

Undecided

11.9%

 

Question 6:

Would you support Victorian State politicians receiving a pay rise?

 

 

Support

9.8%

Oppose

77.6%

Undecided

12.6%

 

 

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 1,205 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.