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
Greens 549
Other 199
Total 2248

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?

Total LNP Labor Greens Other
John Howard 22% 50% 15% 16% 18%
Peter Costello 15% 20% 15% 12% 12%
Brendan Nelson 3% 3% 3% 2% 2%
Tony Abbott 3% 3% 3% 3% 5%
Kevin Andrews 1% 1% 1% 1%
Alexander Downer 2% 1% 3% 3% 2%
Malcolm Turnbull 41% 22% 46% 43% 47%
Other 4% 3% 7% 6%
Can’t Say 9% 11% 13% 8%




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

Total LNP Labor Greens Other
Peter Costello 22% 39% 20% 17% 17%
Brendan Nelson 4% 6% 3% 3% 3%
Tony Abbott 5% 11% 4% 3% 6%
Kevin Andrews 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Alexander Downer 4% 6% 3% 3% 3%
Malcolm Turnbull 49% 34% 53% 51% 53%
Other 5% 2% 4% 8% 8%
Can’t Say 10% 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?

Total LNP Labor Greens Other
Kim Beazley 6% 11% 7% 1% 3%
Kevin Rudd 24% 29% 25% 17% 22%
Julia Gillard 50% 28% 51% 64% 50%
Wayne Swan 1% 3% 1% 1%
Bill Shorten 3% 4% 3% 2% 4%
Jenny Macklin 1% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Lindsay Tanner 7% 7% 6% 7% 8%
Other 6% 7% 5% 6% 9%
Can’t Say 2% 10% 1% 1% 2%

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

Total LNP Labor Greens Other
Kevin Rudd 25% 31% 28% 18% 24%
Julia Gillard 51% 30% 53% 64% 52%
Wayne Swan 2% 5% 2% 1%
Bill Shorten 4% 4% 4% 2% 3%
Jenny Macklin 2% 3% 1% 2% 1%
Lindsay Tanner 7% 9% 7% 7% 8%
Other 6% 7% 5% 6% 9%
Can’t Say 3% 11% 1% 1% 2