Bringing in gender quotas in the Liberal party is not just right – it’s smart politics too | Chris Wallace

Bringing in gender quotas in the Liberal party is not just right – it’s smart politics too | Chris Wallace

The Guardian

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Even Coalition voters, on balance, now support quotas for women

If prime minister Scott Morrison wants a circuit-breaker for the gendered political turmoil besetting his precarious Coalition government, unilaterally declaring gender quotas for federal Coalition MPs would be a masterstroke.

Even Coalition voters on balance now support quotas for women (48% opposed and 43% against) according to the latest Essential Poll, with net support among voters overall doubling from +6% in 2019 to +12% in this week’s poll.

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