There’s an ‘expectation’ for independents to declare which major party they’d support
The Menzies Research Centre’s Nick Cater says there is “clearly an expectation” from the public for independents to declare which major party they would support in the event of a hung parliament.
This comes as a poll from Compass Polling revealed 62 per cent of voters believe independents should declare which major party they would support.
“I think if the independents keep playing this sort of cute game – ‘well, I’ll see what happens on the night’ – I don’t think that’s going to wash with people, that will get people nervous,” Mr Cater told Sky News host Chris Kenny.
“This issue of a hung parliament really is cutting through now – a large number of voters in some of these seats are saying, ‘look, I think a hung parliament is a bad idea, it’ll be a weak parliament, it’ll be a bad parliament’.”
( Source : Sky News Australia Youtube Channel )
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