Lowy Institute Poll: Australia and New Zealand in the World

… Australians hold warm feelings towards the United States giving it a high 71° rating on the thermometer scale, steady with last year’s 70°. Consistent with this, support for the US alliance is at its highest levels since the Lowy Institute Poll began in 2005. … Asked ‘which candidate would you prefer to see become President of the United States’, Australians choose President Obama over his Republican rival Mitt Romney by an 8 to 1 ratio (80% compared with 9%). [cont.]

Fergus Hanson, Lowy Institute