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Saulwick Age Poll, 13, August 1992

1. As you may know, the state budget was introduced into
   State Parliament yesterday. Taking all things into
   consideration, do you think that this Budget would make
   you PERSONALLY: much better off, a little better off,
   about the same, a little worse off, much worse off.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

MUCH BETTER OFF                              1          6      1.0
A LITTLE BETTER OFF                          2         40      6.6
ABOUT THE SAME                               3        268     44.6
A LITTLE WORSE OFF                           4         93     15.4
MUCH WORSE OFF                               5         68     11.4
DONT KNOW, NO ANSWER                         6        126     21.0
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                                 Total responses      600    100.0


2. And again taking all things into consideration, do you think that
   this budget will make the State at large: much better off, a little 
   better off, about the same, a little worse off, much worse off.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

MUCH BETTER OFF                              1          5       .8
A LITTLE BETTER OFF                          2         64     10.7
ABOUT THE SAME                               3        159     26.5
A LITTLE WORSE OFF                           4        130     21.6
MUCH WORSE OFF                               5        113     18.9
DONT KNOW, NO ANSWER                         6        129     21.5
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                                 Total responses      600    100.0


3. If a state election for the Legislative Assembly were held
   tomorrow, for which political party would you probably vote:
   Labor, Liberal, National, Democrat, Independent, or some
   other party.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

LABOR                                        1        128     21.3
LIBERAL                                      2        254     42.3
NATIONAL                                     3         19      3.1
TOTAL COALITION                              4        272     45.4
DEMOCRAT                                     5         35      5.8
INDEPENDENT                                  6         84     14.0
SOME OTHER PARTY                             7         19      3.1
DONT KNOW /NO ANSWER                         8         49      8.2
INFORMAL, WONT VOTE                          9         14      2.3
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                                 Total responses      600    100.0


4. (If Democrat, Independent or Other, ask:)
   To which party will you probably give your second preference.
   Labor, Liberal, National, Democrat, Independent, some other
   party.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

NOT ASKED                                    0        463     77.2
LABOR                                        1         33      5.5
LIBERAL                                      2         23      3.9
NATIONAL                                     3          7      1.1
TOTAL COALITION                              4         30      5.0
DEMOCRAT                                     5         28      4.6
INDEPENDENT                                  6         20      3.4
SOME OTHER PARTY                             7         12      2.0
DONT KNOW /NO ANSWER                         8         14      2.3
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                                 Total responses      600    100.0


THIS VARIABLE IS THE SUM OF VOTERS FIRST PREFERENCE (Q3)
AND Q5 WHICH WAS ONLY ASKED OF THOSE WHO DID NOT ANSWER Q3.
5. If don't know to Question 3, ask: Could you please tell me
   which party you are leaning towards:
   Labor, Liberal, National, Democrat, Independent, or some 
   other party.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

LABOR                                        1        132     21.9
LIBERAL                                      2        262     43.6
NATIONAL                                     3         22      3.7
TOTAL COALITION                              4        284     47.3
DEMOCRAT                                     5         35      5.8
INDEPENDENT                                  6         87     14.5
SOME OTHER PARTY                             7         20      3.3
DONT KNOW /NO ANSWER                         8         28      4.7
INFORMAL, WONT VOTE                          9         15      2.5
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                                 Total responses      600    100.0


6. Thinking about Mrs Kirner and Mr Kennett. Who do you
   think would make the better Premier.
   Mr Kennett or Mrs Kirner.

Category label                            Code      Count   Percent

MRS KIRNER                                   1        226     37.7
MR KENNETT                                   2        252     42.0
DONT KNOW, NO ANSWER                         3        122     20.3
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                                 Total responses      600    100.0