Overwhelming support for restricting voting to citizens

In August 1996, AGB-McNair conducted a poll to measure the public's view on whether only Australian citizens should be allowed to vote at Australian elections or referendums.


About the Poll

9-11 August 1996
AGB-McNair
2059
Nationwide
Telephone
"Do you agree or disagree that only Australian citizens should have the right to vote at Australian elections or referendums?"


 
  2059 1025 1034 284 728 568 479

  81% 85% 77% 78% 82% 82% 78%

  17% 14% 20% 21% 16% 16% 17%

  2% 1% 3% 2% 2% 1% 4%


 
  2059 506 501 401 276 275 50 50 1406 653

  81% 85% 75% 83% 75% 80% 79% 88% 80% 82%

  17% 13% 22% 15% 22% 17% 18% 10% 18% 16%

  2% 3% 3% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2% 2% 2%


 
  2059 873 757 429

  81% 85% 76% 78%

  17% 13% 21% 18%

  2% 1% 3% 3%