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5 May 2014

7 News - National Poll - 3rd May 2014

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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 4,016 residents across Australia during the evening of 3rd May 2014.

 

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?

 

Primary Vote %ALPLibNatGreenKAPPUPOther12-Apr3-May27-Jun18-Jul4-Aug10-Aug26-Aug3-Sep4-Sep5-SepElection10-Oct21-Nov15-Dec23-Jan27-Feb27-Mar16-Apr3-May015304560
4.2

 

10th Oct 

21st Nov 

15th Dec 

23rd Jan

27thFeb

27th Mar

16th Apr

3rd May

Liberal

41.1% 

40.5% 

35.7% 

35.3%

36.2%

36.4% 

35.4%

34.6%

The Nationals

4.3% 

3.3% 

5.7% 

4.5%

4.1%

4.3% 

4.6%

4.3%

Labor

35.3% 

34.2% 

40.4% 

40.6%

39.2%

39.2% 

37.4%

39.6%

The Greens

8.6% 

9.8% 

8.7% 

9.1%

10.5%

9.4% 

11.5%

11.2%

Palmer United

5.7% 

6.6% 

5.1% 

4.6%

4.4%

4.4% 

5.6%

6.0%

Other

4.9% 

5.7% 

4.4% 

5.9%

5.6%

6.2% 

5.5%

4.3%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2013 election distribution

2PP Vote %ALPL/NP12-Apr3-May27-Jun18-Jul4-Aug10-Aug26-Aug3-Sep4-Sep5-SepElection10-Oct21-Nov15-Dec23-Jan27-Feb27-Mar16-Apr3-May4045505560
L/NP

 

10th Oct

21st Nov

15th Dec

23rd Jan

27thFeb 

27th Mar 

16th Apr

3rd May

L/NP

52%

51%

48% 

47% 

47%

48%

48%

46% 

Labor

48%

49%

52% 

53% 

53%

52%

52%

54% 

 

Question 2:

Please rate the performance of Tony Abbott as Prime Minister?

 

27thFeb

27th Mar

16th Apr

3rd May

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Female

Male

Very good

19.1%

20.4%

19.6%

15.6% 

38.3%

0.1%

0.2%

13.5% 

17.7% 

Good

12.1%

13.0%

11.2%

10.9% 

26.1% 

1.1% 

1.1% 

10.9% 

11.0% 

Satisfactory

19.1%

17.0%

17.4%

16.7% 

23.9% 

9.9% 

11.5% 

18.8%

14.6%

Poor

18.1%

16.1%

18.8%

19.1% 

8.1% 

29.0% 

19.1% 

20.7%

17.4%

Very poor

31.6%

33.5%

33.0%

37.7% 

3.6% 

59.8% 

68.0% 

36.2%

39.2%

 

Question 3:

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

 

27thFeb

27th Mar

16th Apr

3rd May

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Female

Male

Very good

6.5%

10.0%

5.0%

6.6% 

1.8%

13.0%

3.7%

6.9%

6.2%

Good

12.5%

14.2%

14.0%

14.2%

6.0%

24.3%

15.4%

15.1%

13.3%

Satisfactory

41.3%

36.5%

38.4%

37.0%

26.0%

48.3%

42.3%

39.9%

34.0%

Poor

21.5%

20.5%

23.7%

23.6%

32.1%

10.6%

28.7%

21.9%

25.5%

Very poor

18.2%

18.8%

18.9%

18.6%

34.1%

3.8%

9.9%

16.3%

20.9%

 

Question 4:

Would you support a 1% deficit levy on those people earning over $80,000 per annum?

 

3rd May

L/NP

Labor

Greens

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Female

Male

Support

34.2%

47.3%

25.3%

28.7%

29.7%

30.5%

37.8%

43.1%

32.5%

36.0%

Oppose

40.7%

29.3%

51.1%

38.1%

44.8%

49.1%

37.1%

24.6%

39.5%

42.0%

Undecided

25.0%

23.4%

23.6%

33.3%

25.5%

20.4%

25.1%

32.3%

28.0%

22.0%

 

Question 5:

Would you support a 2% deficit levy on those people earning over $180,000 per annum?

 

3rd May

L/NP

Labor

Greens

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Female

Male

Support

59.3%

62.4%

57.1%

58.4%

51.9%

62.6%

63.8%

59.7%

56.7%

61.9%

Oppose

23.4%

21.2%

26.8%

20.7%

29.6%

24.3%

19.9%

16.1%

21.5%

25.3%

Undecided

17.4%

16.4%

16.1%

20.9%

18.5%

13.2%

16.3%

24.1%

21.8%

12.8%

 

 

Question 6:

Do you believe that Tony Abbott would be breaking an election promise should he implement a deficit levy?

 

3rd May

L/NP

Labor

Greens

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Female

Male

Yes

60.2%

30.9%

81.4%

73.6%

63.4%

64.4%

58.5%

49.9%

59.8%

60.6%

No

23.5%

47.4%

7.8%

4.8%

20.3%

21.2%

26.5%

28.6%

19.9%

27.2%

Undecided

16.3%

21.7%

10.8%

21.6%

16.3%

14.4%

15.0%

21.5%

20.3%

12.2%

 

Question 7:

Do you support a co-payment of between $5 and $15 to see a doctor?

 

3rd May

L/NP

Labor

Greens

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Female

Male

Support

33.5%

59.3%

14.7%

15.6%

28.1%

36.0%

34.7%

36.6%

31.3%

35.8%

Oppose

56.5%

26.5%

78.3%

76.4%

64.7%

51.9%

56.7%

50.2%

58.0%

54.8%

Undecided

10.0%

14.2%

7.0%

8.0%

7.2%

12.1%

8.5%

13.2%

10.7%

9.3%

 

Question 8:

Do you think that by introducing a doctor co-payment, Tony Abbott has broken his election commitment to ease the cost of living pressures?

 

3rd May

L/NP

Labor

Greens

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Female

Male

Yes

59.0%

22.4%

86.7%

77.0%

67.3%

56.3%

59.3%

49.3%

61.0%

56.9%

No

28.4%

59.1%

6.9%

6.4%

20.9%

30.3%

29.5%

35.9%

24.1%

32.7%

Undecided

12.7%

18.6%

6.4%

16.6%

11.8%

13.4%

11.3%

14.8%

14.9%

10.4%

 

Question 9:

Would you support reducing the size of the public service to help bring the budget back to surplus?

 

3rd May

L/NP

Labor

Greens

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Female

Male

Support

47.2%

75.8%

27.8%

23.6%

38.8%

45.8%

48.9%

61.0%

41.7%

52.8%

Oppose

34.3%

11.1%

49.6%

52.3%

41.4%

36.4%

32.2%

21.3%

35.0%

33.5%

Undecided

18.6%

13.1%

22.6%

24.1%

19.8%

17.7%

18.9%

17.6%

23.3%

13.7%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 4,016 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.