Why Flynn is Australia's 3rd most 'right wing' electorate
VOTERS of Flynn hold the third most "right wing" views in Australia, according to ABC's Vote Compass.
Queenslanders are traditionally a conservative mob, and the folk who logged on and made it the whole way through ABC's vote compass have reaffirmed that we are the nation's most "right wing" state.
But only the "marginal" Queensland seat of Kennedy and the "very safe" LNP seat of Maranoa are more conservative than Flynn.
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Flynn is only a "safe" LNP seat, but its voters hold more conservative views than most "very safe" LNP seats across the country.
Vote Compass asks users a range of questions on key political issues, with users responding with either "strongly disagree", "somewhat disagree", "neutral", "somewhat agree", or "strongly agree".
According to last Federal election's Vote Compass results, Flynn voters are particularly keen to maintain the status quo on a range of social issues, including gay marriage, gender equality, immigration, and indigenous recognition.
Our region's reliance on the resources sector means many voters also hold typically conservative views on the policy for the mining industry, such as opposition to a 'carbon tax'.