Voters don't want Tony Abbott axed as PM, says Robb

SENIOR Liberals believe the latest opinion poll shows voters do not want the party room to cut down Tony Abbott as prime minister.

The Fairfax Ipsos poll has the Coalition's primary vote up four percentage points to 42, ahead of Labor's, which is down four points to 36.

The result is outside the poll's 2.6 per cent margin of error.

After preferences the Coalition now trails Labor by just two points, 49 to 51.

The numbers echo last week's Newspoll.

Trade Minister Andrew Robb says the poll shows voters do not want the Prime Minister dumped.

Do you think the LNP should remove Tony Abbott?

This poll ended on 09 March 2015.

Current Results

Yes. There are far better alternatives


No. The people should decide at the election


Yes. I like Malcolm Turnbull


Yes. I think Julie Bishop would be great


No. They should get on with running the country


No. What would journalists have to talk about then?


This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

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