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Saulwick Poll, 6, September 1989

1. Firstly, the Premier has announced that there will be a state election in 
   Queensland soon. If the state election were held tomorrow, for which
   political party would you probably vote:
   Labor, Liberal, National, Democrat or Some other party.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

LABOR                                        1        400     39.5
LIBERAL                                      2        261     25.8
NATIONAL                                     3        150     14.8
DEMOCRAT                                     4         36      3.6
OTHER PARTY                                  5         46      4.5
DONT KNOW/NO ANSWER                          6        120     11.8
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                                 Total responses     1012    100.0
                                          

2. And to whom would you give your second preference:
   Labor, Liberal, National, Democrat or Some other party.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

LABOR                                        1         89      8.8
LIBERAL                                      2        310     30.6
NATIONAL                                     3        233     23.1
DEMOCRAT                                     4        160     15.8
OTHER PARTY                                  5         64      6.3
DONT KNOW/NO ANSWER                          6        156     15.4
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                                 Total responses     1012    100.0
                                  

3. Of the three party leaders in Queensland, Mr Ahern (National), Mr Goss
   (Labor), and Mr Innes (Liberal), who do you think would make the better
   Premier?

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

MR AHERN                                     1        209     20.7
MR GOSS                                      2        467     46.1
MR INNES                                     3        189     18.7
DONT KNOW/NO ANSWER                          4        147     14.5
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                                 Total responses     1012    100.0


4. You may know that Tony Fitzgerald, QC, in his recent report, recommended
   that Queensland's electoral boundaries should be reviewed.  The Premier
   has decided to call an election on the existing electoral boundaries.
   Would you have preferred an election:
   On the EXISTING boundaries or AFTER the boundaries had been reviewed.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

EXISTING BOUNDARIES                          1        297     29.4
AFTER REVIEW OF BOUNDARIES                   2        589     58.2
DONT KNOW/NO ANSWER                          3        126     12.4
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                                 Total responses     1012    100.0
                                               

5. Thinking about the three main political parties in Queensland, the Liberal
   Party, the Labor Party and the National Party. Which party do you think
   would:
   Manage the state economy better.  

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

LIBERAL                                      1        297     29.4
LABOR                                        2        387     38.2
NATIONAL                                     3        162     16.0
DONT KNOW/NO ANSWER                          4        166     16.4
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                                 Total responses     1012    100.0
                

5. Thinking about the three main political parties in Queensland, the Liberal
   Party, the Labor Party and the National Party. Which party do you think
   would:
   Provide a more honest government.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

LIBERAL                                      1        244     24.1
LABOR                                        2        409     40.4
NATIONAL                                     3        137     13.6
DONT KNOW/NO ANSWER                          4        222     22.0
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                                 Total responses     1012    100.0


5. Thinking about the three main political parties in Queensland, the Liberal
   Party, the Labor Party and the National Party. Which party do you think
   would:
   Protect the environment better.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

LIBERAL                                      1        174     17.2
LABOR                                        2        457     45.1
NATIONAL                                     3        150     14.9
DONT KNOW/NO ANSWER                          4        231     22.8
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                                 Total responses     1012    100.0


5. Thinking about the three main political parties in Queensland, the Liberal
   Party, the Labor Party and the National Party. Which party do you think
   would:
   Manage industrial relations better.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

LIBERAL                                      1        208     20.5
LABOR                                        2        469     46.3
NATIONAL                                     3        160     15.8
DONT KNOW/NO ANSWER                          4        176     17.4
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                                 Total responses     1012    100.0


5. Thinking about the three main political parties in Queensland, the Liberal
   Party, the Labor Party and the National Party. Which party do you think
   would:
   Control foreign land ownership better.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

LIBERAL                                      1        206     20.4
LABOR                                        2        448     44.3
NATIONAL                                     3        133     13.2
DONT KNOW/NO ANSWER                          4        224     22.2
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                                 Total responses     1012    100.0