Monday, March 15, 2010

Essential Report: 56-44 and people's opinions on party attributes.

Today's Essential Report sees a 2% 2PP gain by the ALP. Primary votes are Labor 45%, Coalition 38% Greens 9% Family First 2% and Others 6%.

On the question of which PPL scheme they preferred 40% said the Government's, 24% the Opposition's while 27% said neither and 10% were undecided.

Party Attributes (changes from July 2009)
ALP
Moderate - 63% (-2%)
Will promise to do anything to win votes - 63% (+6%)
Looks after the interest of working families - 57% (-4%)
Professional in it's approach - 55% (-4%)
Understands the problems facing Australia - 54% (-8%)
Has a good team of leaders - 52% (-8%)
Out of touch with ordinary people - 48% (+4%)
Too Dominated by it's leader - 45% (+6%)
Divided - 36% (+6%)
Keeps it's promises - 33% (-11%)
Extreme - 26% (+1%)

LIB 
Moderate - 50% (no change)
Will promise to do anything to win votes - 72% (+5%)
Looks after the interest of working families - 35% (+4%)
Professional in it's approach - 47% (+6%)
Understands the problems facing Australia - 43% (-1%)
Has a good team of leaders - 31% (+2%)
Out of touch with ordinary people - 58% (-2%)
Too Dominated by it's leader - 44% (+10%)
Divided - 66% (-8%)
Keeps it's promises - 23% (-5%)
Extreme - 38% (+2%)

Comparison
(Example - 'Moderate - ALP 13%' means 13% more people believe the ALP is moderate than the Libs)
Moderate - ALP 13%
Will promise to do anything to win votes - LIB 9%
Looks after the interest of working families - ALP 22%
Professional in it's approach - ALP 8%
Understands the problems facing Australia - ALP 11%
Has a good team of leaders - ALP 21%
Out of touch with ordinary people - LIB 10%
Too Dominated by it's leader - ALP 1%
Divided - LIB 30%
Keeps it's promises - ALP 10%
Extreme - LIB 12%

 There's also a few questions in there about media.
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