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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 3,555 residents across Australia on the night of 21th August 2014.

Question:

Would you support mandatory minimum sentencing for those who kill by throwing a "coward punch"?

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Support

63.6%

73.0%

60.7%

40.7%

Oppose

15.9%

11.2%

16.4%

33.0%

Undecided

20.5%

15.8%

23.0%

26.4%

 

 

Total

Female

Male

18 – 34

35 – 50

51 – 65

65+

Support

63.6%

62.7%

64.4%

56.6%

62.8%

68.7%

69.7%

Oppose

15.9%

13.2%

18.8%

15.1%

19.6%

14.8%

12.3%

Undecided

20.5%

24.1%

16.7%

28.3%

17.5%

16.6%

17.9%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 3,555 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.