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23 October 2015

7 News - National Poll - 22 October 2015

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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 3,574 residents across Australia during the evening of 22nd October 2015.

 

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?

 

 

29th March

23rd April

13th May

25th June

30th July

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct

 

2013 Election

Liberal

35.4%

35.7%

37.1%

37.7%

37.0%

36.5%

39.3%

42.3% 

 

41.3%

The Nationals

4.2%

4.1%

4.0%

4.2%

3.6%

3.8%

4.0%

4.4% 

 

4.3%

Labor

40.5%

39.3%

38.3%

37.0%

38.0%

37.5%

35.9%

33.0% 

 

33.4%

The Greens

11.5%

11.9%

12.1%

13.1%

12.9%

13.4%

11.9%

11.3% 

 

8.6%

Palmer

2.2%

2.2%

2.2%

1.3%

1.4%

1.3%

0.8%

0.9% 

 

5.5%

Other

6.3%

6.8%

6.4%

6.7%

7.2%

7.6%

8.1%

8.2% 

 

6.9%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2013 election distribution

 

 

29th March

23rd April

13th May

25th June

30th July

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct 

Lib / Nat

46%

46%

47%

48%

47%

47%

50%

53%

Labor

54%

54%

53%

52%

53%

53%

50%

47%

 

Question 2:

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

 

 

15th Sep

22nd Oct

L/NP

Labor

Greens

 

Female

Male

Malcolm Turnbull

61.9%

68.9%

94.2%

37.6%

59.7%

 

69.1%

68.7%

Bill Shorten

38.1%

31.1%

5.8%

62.4%

40.4%

 

31.0%

31.4%

 

 

28th Aug

Tony Abbott

42.1%

Bill Shorten

57.9%

 

Question 3:

Please rate the performance of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister?

 

 

13th May

25th June

30th July

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

13.7%

13.8%

13.9%

14.4%

14.4%

20.5%

47.6%

 

34.3%

9.1%

7.8%

Good

14.4%

13.7%

12.9%

11.6%

13.4%

27.1%

 

36.4%

19.9%

21.6%

Satisfactory

21.8%

20.0%

20.2%

20.2%

18.8%

36.3%

36.3%

 

24.8%

47.7%

40.3%

Poor

18.7%

17.3%

17.3%

16.3%

16.9%

7.7%

16.1%

 

2.5%

9.6%

19.7%

Very poor

31.3%

35.2%

35.7%

37.5%

36.5%

8.4%

 

2.0%

13.7%

10.7%

 

*Abbott

*Abbott

*Abbott

*Abbott

*Abbott

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Question 4:

Please rate the performance of Bill Shorten as Leader of the Opposition?

 

 

13th May

25th June

30th July

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

9.0%

8.1%

6.8%

7.1%

7.1%

8.7%

22.9%

 

3.0%

18.4%

5.8%

Good

14.4%

11.9%

12.8%

16.3%

11.8%

14.2%

 

6.8%

28.4%

9.6%

Satisfactory

37.4%

33.8%

34.6%

32.5%

32.5%

30.8%

30.8%

 

24.9%

36.2%

35.3%

Poor

21.9%

22.9%

22.9%

21.0%

25.5%

24.0%

46.3%

 

28.9%

13.4%

40.1%

Very poor

17.3%

23.3%

23.0%

23.0%

23.2%

22.3%

 

36.4%

3.7%

9.2%

 

Question 5:

Would you support or oppose Labor changing its leader? 

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Support

40.2%

40.0%

40.4%

40.3%

40.5%

40.4%

39.1%

Oppose

26.0%

24.1%

28.0%

26.7%

27.4%

25.3%

23.0%

Undecided

33.8%

35.9%

31.6%

33.0%

32.1%

34.3%

37.9%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Support

40.2%

38.2%

40.6%

54.5%

29.7%

Oppose

26.0%

22.7%

30.3%

21.3%

34.8%

Undecided

33.8%

39.1%

29.1%

24.2%

35.5%

 

Question 6:

Do you think Tony Abbott should stay in Parliament or should he resign?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Stay in Parliament

40.8%

39.7%

42.1%

30.8%

43.1%

45.3%

49.1%

Resign from Parliament

45.6%

45.4%

45.9%

59.5%

38.2%

42.7%

37.2%

Undecided

13.6%

15.0%

12.1%

9.7%

18.7%

12.0%

13.7%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Stay in Parliament

40.8%

57.4%

23.6%

19.0%

45.0%

Resign from Parliament

45.6%

28.2%

63.6%

65.9%

44.1%

Undecided

13.6%

14.4%

12.7%

15.0%

10.9%

 

Question 7:

It was recently revealed that Malcolm Turnbull has investments in the Cayman Islands. Do you think the Prime Minister’s personal financial details should be disclosed?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Yes – to the general public

44.5%

42.0%

47.1%

42.3%

49.8%

44.8%

38.5%

Yes – to the government only

27.2%

28.3%

26.1%

31.7%

25.5%

24.4%

26.1%

No – it’s no ones business

28.3%

29.7%

26.8%

26.0%

24.7%

30.9%

35.4%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Yes – to the general public

44.5%

29.2%

58.3%

60.8%

52.0%

Yes – to the government only

27.2%

33.0%

22.1%

23.1%

22.5%

No – it’s no ones business

28.3%

37.8%

19.7%

16.2%

25.5%

 

 This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 3,574 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.