Yesterday afternoon we offered Crikey subscribers, squatters and
website readers the opportunity to answer a series of questions about
the leadership of the federal Coalition and ALP. 2248 responded to the
Crikey-Roy Morgan internet poll, and here are the key results:


If a federal election for the House of Representatives were being held today, which party would receive your preference?

LNP 424
Labor 997
Greens549
Other199
Total2248

If you were a Liberal or National Party voter, and helping to choose
the coalition leader for the next federal election, who would you
prefer?

TotalLNPLaborGreensOther
John Howard22%50%15%16%18%
Peter Costello15%20%15%12%12%
Brendan Nelson3%3%3%2%2%
Tony Abbott3%3%3%3%5%
Kevin Andrews1%1%1%1%
Alexander Downer2%1%3%3%2%
Malcolm Turnbull41%22%46%43%47%
Other4%3%7%6%
Can’t Say9%11%13%8%




Still thinking about helping choose the coalition leader for the next Federal election. Who would you prefer out of:

TotalLNPLaborGreensOther
Peter Costello22%39%20%17%17%
Brendan Nelson4%6%3%3%3%
Tony Abbott5%11%4%3%6%
Kevin Andrews1%1%1%1%1%
Alexander Downer4%6%3%3%3%
Malcolm Turnbull49%34%53%51%53%
Other5%2%4%8%8%
Can’t Say10%1%12%14%9%


If you were a Labor party voter, and helping to choose the Labor leader
for the next federal election, who would you prefer?

TotalLNPLaborGreensOther
Kim Beazley6%11%7%1%3%
Kevin Rudd24%29%25%17%22%
Julia Gillard50%28%51%64%50%
Wayne Swan1%3%1%1%
Bill Shorten3%4%3%2%4%
Jenny Macklin1%1%1%2%1%
Lindsay Tanner7%7%6%7%8%
Other6%7%5%6%9%
Can’t Say2%10%1%1%2%

Still thinking about about helping choose the Labor leader for the next federal election. Who would you prefer out of:

TotalLNPLaborGreensOther
Kevin Rudd25%31%28%18%24%
Julia Gillard51%30%53%64%52%
Wayne Swan2%5%2%1%
Bill Shorten4%4%4%2%3%
Jenny Macklin2%3%1%2%1%
Lindsay Tanner7%9%7%7%8%
Other6%7%5%6%9%
Can’t Say3%11%1%1%2

Peter Fray

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