Musings —03.02.2018 08:51 PM—
First time they’ve gotten that result in years. Link here.
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If a federal election were held tomorrow, the Conservatives would win.
According to a new Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News, public reaction to a recent troubled trip by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to India two weeks ago might be a symptom of a growing problem.
Liberals would win 33 per cent of the national popular decided vote if Canadians went to the polls this weekend, while Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives would receive 38 per cent of the same vote and win the election.
That’s a drop of five points since December for the Liberals and a jump of seven points since the same time for the Conservatives.
The NDP would get 21 per cent support, while the Green Party would get five per cent of the vote.
Darrell Bricker, CEO of Ipsos Global Public Affairs, said the declining fortunes for Trudeau and the Liberals are likely due to self-inflicted wounds.
“It’s the first time we’ve shown, since before the election, any time the Liberals have been behind. They’ve been consistently four or five points ahead of their nearest competitor; sometimes more than that for the last two years and a bit,” Bricker said.