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ReachTEL conducted an eight-question survey of 1,613 residents across Queensland on the night of 10th July 2013. The poll was commissioned by 'Working for Queenslanders'.

 

 

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?

 

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

LNP

43.3% 

41.6% 

45.0% 

41.1% 

40.0% 

44.7% 

51.5% 

Labor

37.0% 

40.5% 

33.4% 

37.3% 

38.4% 

36.8% 

34.2% 

The Greens

5.1% 

4.9% 

5.3% 

6.9% 

4.9% 

4.8% 

2.3% 

Katter

5.7% 

4.6% 

6.8% 

3.9% 

7.2% 

6.6% 

5.0% 

Palmer United Party

4.5% 

3.4% 

5.7% 

4.7% 

4.7% 

4.2% 

3.8% 

Other

4.4% 

5.1% 

3.8% 

6.1% 

4.7% 

2.9% 

3.1% 

 

Question 2:

Would you say that you are likely to vote this way, or would you say you are just leaning to vote this way at the moment?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34 

35-50 

51-65 

65+ 

Likely to vote

83.8%

79.8%

88.0% 

83.9% 

83.1% 

83.9% 

84.6%

Just leaning

16.2%

20.2%

12.0% 

16.1% 

16.9% 

16.1% 

15.4%

 

Question 3:

Now please think about Federal politics. 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?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Labor

40.8% 

44.6% 

37.0% 

39.9% 

43.3%

41.3%

37.3%

LNP

44.2%

41.5%

47.0%

42.4%

39.4%

46.0%

53.5%

The Greens

4.4%

4.1%

4.7%

6.9%

4.1%

3.4%

1.5%

Katter

3.9%

3.4%

4.4%

3.9%

4.5%

4.0%

3.1%

Palmer United Party

4.6%

4.3%

4.9%

5.3%

5.4%

4.0%

2.7%

Other

2.1%

2.1%

2.0%

1.6%

3.3%

1.3%

1.9%

 

 

Question 4:

Would you say that you are likely to vote this way, or would you say you are just leaning to vote this way at the moment?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Likely to vote

87.5%

83.8%

91.3%

88.6%

85.8%

88.4%

87.3%

Just leaning

12.5%

16.2%

8.7%

11.4%

14.2%

11.6%

12.7%

 

Question 5:

Has the performance of Campbell Newman and the State Liberal National Party, made you more or less likely to vote for the Liberal National Party at the upcoming Federal election?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

More likely

30.6%

29.9%

31.4%

29.4%

27.3%

30.2%

39.6%

Less likely

45.3%

47.1%

43.4%

47.6%

47.7%

44.4%

37.7%

Vote unchanged

24.1%

23.0%

25.3%

23.1%

25.0%

25.4%

22.7%

 

Question 6:

Which of the following do you trust most to look after the interests of you and your family?


 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Kevin Rudd

50.6%

52.9%

48.1%

52.7%

53.4%

49.6%

42.3%

Tony Abbott

41.0%

40.1%

42.0%

34.6%

38.8%

45.4%

51.2%

Campbell Newman

8.4%

6.9%

9.9%

12.6%

7.8%

5.0%

6.5%

 

Question 7:

The Liberal National Party State government is currently deciding whether state politicians should keep their 41% pay rise.

Do you believe that State politicians wage rises should be limited to that of employees in the Queensland public service?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Yes

75.2%

73.8%

76.5%

66.1%

79.5%

81.0%

75.7%

No

14.9%

14.0%

15.9%

21.2%

12.2%

10.0%

15.1%

Undecided

9.9%

12.2%

7.6%

12.7%

8.3%

9.0%

9.3%

 

Question 8:

The courts have ruled that QLD public servants could receive an interim pay rise of around 2%; the Liberal National Party state government is appealing this decision. Do you believe that the Newman State Government should grant this interim wage rise?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Yes

53.0%

48.8%

57.3%

44.2%

57.7%

54.1%

59.1%

No

29.9%

30.5%

29.3%

31.0%

27.6%

31.9%

29.3%

Undecided

17.1%

20.7%

13.4%

24.8%

14.6%

14.0%

11.6%

 

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 1,613 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.