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6 July 2014

7 News / Sunday Mail Queensland - The state we're in - Crime and Safety

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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 1,868 Queensland residents on the night of 3rd July 2014. A further four questions will be released next weekend.




 

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?

 

5th June

3rd July

Liberal National Party

40.9%

38.7%

Labor

34.1%

34.4%

The Greens

5.2%

6.1%

Palmer United Party

13.6%

15.4%

Other

6.3%

5.4% 

 

Two party preferred result based on 2012 election distribution

 

5th June

3rd July

LNP

53%

51% 

Labor

47%

49%

 

Question 2a:

Would you consider voting for Palmer United Party at the upcoming state election?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Yes

19.2% 

14.2% 

24.9% 

23.2% 

18.3% 

20.2% 

12.9% 

No

66.2% 

70.4% 

61.5% 

60.2% 

68.3% 

66.1% 

72.9% 

Undecided

14.6% 

15.4% 

13.6% 

16.6% 

13.4% 

13.6% 

14.3% 

 

 

Total

LNP

LAB

GRE

OTH

Yes

19.2%

10.4%

29.6%

14.2%

22.5%

No

66.2%

81.3%

54.4%

61.1%

39.2%

Undecided

14.6%

8.3%

16.0%

24.8%

38.2%

*Note: Only respondents who didn’t choose ‘PUP’ in Question 1 were included in Q2a.

 

Question 2b:

Which party did you vote for in the 2012 Queensland state election?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

LNP

33.2%

27.1%

37.1%

14.6%

42.0%

51.8%

31.0%

Labor

24.1%

28.8%

21.2%

21.4%

31.0%

16.1%

27.6%

The Greens

4.7%

9.3%

1.8%

5.8%

4.0%

3.6%

6.9%

KAP

15.4%

7.6%

20.6%

16.5%

13.0%

16.1%

17.2%

Other

16.3%

20.3%

13.5%

27.2%

8.0%

10.7%

17.2%

Didn’t vote

6.3%

6.8%

5.9%

14.6%

2.0%

1.8%

0.0%

*Note: Only respondents who chose ‘PUP’ in Question 1 were included in Q2b.

 

Question 3:

Who of the following do you think would make the better leader of the Queensland Labor Party? 

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Annastacia Palaszczuk 

27.1% 

31.0% 

23.2% 

23.9% 

30.1% 

28.6% 

25.3% 

Cameron Dick

9.5%

9.2%

9.9%

4.2%

12.1%

11.7%

11.7%

Curtis Pitt

6.3%

4.4%

8.2%

7.9%

5.0%

5.5%

6.5%

Someone else

57.1%

55.4%

58.8%

63.9%

52.8%

54.2%

56.5%

 

 

Total

LNP

LAB

GRE

PUP

OTH

Annastacia Palaszczuk

27.1%

11.9%

48.8%

33.3%

20.1%

11.7%

Cameron Dick

9.5%

7.7%

14.0%

4.4%

5.6%

11.7%

Curtis Pitt

6.3%

6.2%

6.1%

7.9%

6.9%

4.9%

Someone else

57.1%

74.2%

31.2%

54.4%

67.4%

71.8%

 

Question 4:

How do you rate the performance of Campbell Newman as Queensland Premier?

 

5th June

3rd July

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very Good

14.8%

17.1%

13.6%

20.7%

17.4%

14.6%

15.5%

23.0%

Good

15.4%

12.0%

12.0%

12.1%

10.9%

11.5%

12.1%

14.9%

Satisfactory

19.8%

15.4%

16.4%

14.4%

15.5%

15.3%

14.8%

16.2%

Poor

19.1%

17.0%

18.4%

15.4%

16.5%

16.4%

15.1%

21.4%

Very Poor

30.3%

36.1%

37.4%

34.9%

33.3%

41.4%

41.8%

23.9%

Don’t know this person

0.5%

2.4%

2.2%

2.6%

6.3%

0.7%

0.7%

0.6%

 

Question 5:

How do you rate the performance of Annastacia Palaszczuk as Leader of the Opposition?

 

5th June

3rd July

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very Good

10.9%

7.8%

9.7%

5.8%

4.8%

9.5%

8.9%

8.7%

Good

15.3%

15.3%

15.7%

14.8%

16.7%

12.1%

18.0%

14.2%

Satisfactory

30.3%

31.1%

32.0%

30.1%

27.5%

33.3%

32.6%

31.4%

Poor

20.0%

18.1%

16.8%

19.4%

13.9%

17.6%

20.3%

23.6%

Very Poor

18.0%

17.8%

13.7%

22.0%

19.5%

16.5%

16.9%

18.1%

Don’t know this person

5.4%

10.1%

12.1%

8.0%

17.6%

11.0%

3.4%

3.9%

 

Question 6:

Generally speaking, how safe do you feel in your community?

 

21st Oct 13

3rd July

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very safe

42.4%

36.5%

33.1%

40.0%

41.2%

32.6%

34.2%

38.3%

Safe

47.6%

51.8%

52.7%

50.9%

46.7%

55.2%

53.4%

52.9%

Unsafe

8.4%

9.5%

11.7%

7.3%

8.8%

10.6%

10.0%

8.1%

Very unsafe

1.6%

2.2%

2.5%

1.7%

3.3%

1.6%

2.3%

0.6%

 

Question 7:

How would you rate our courts when it comes to sentencing?

 

21st Oct 13

3rd July

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very lenient

47.5%

33.6%

34.8%

32.4%

33.1%

32.2%

34.5%

35.3%

Lenient

33.1%

37.1%

35.6%

38.6%

36.3%

37.8%

37.4%

36.6%

About right

15.0%

24.0%

23.7%

24.3%

20.4%

27.2%

24.0%

24.9%

Tough

2.8%

3.7%

4.1%

3.3%

6.9%

1.6%

3.0%

2.9%

Very tough

1.6%

1.7%

1.8%

1.5%

3.3%

1.3%

1.1%

0.3%

 

Question 8:

Do you support the way the Newman government chose the new Chief Justice, Tim Carmody?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Support

16.7%

14.7%

18.7%

13.6%

13.7%

17.2%

27.2%

Oppose

40.4%

38.5%

42.4%

29.5%

43.6%

51.0%

39.8%

Undecided

42.9%

46.7%

38.9%

57.0%

42.7%

31.8%

33.0%

 

Question 9:

Do you think the laws passed in October last year targeting criminal bikie gangs have been successful in reducing crime?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Yes

40.1%

32.3%

48.1%

40.7%

34.4%

37.1%

53.6%

No

32.2%

34.7%

29.5%

35.8%

36.6%

31.6%

18.2%

Undecided

27.8%

33.0%

22.3%

23.5%

29.0%

31.4%

28.2%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 1,868 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.