Canada: Poll puts New Democratic Party ahead of Stephen Harper's (repugnant) Conservatives
from the Toronto Star:
OTTAWA—The federal New Democrats are enjoying a rise in support that puts them ahead of the Conservatives following the election of new leader Thomas Mulcair, according to a new national poll.
The poll done by Toronto-based Forum Research Inc. this week shows the NDP was the choice of 36 per cent of decided and leaning respondents, with the Conservatives close behind at 33 per cent.
The Liberals were in third place with 22 per cent, the Bloc Québécois had 6 per cent and the Greens had 2 per cent of support.
An earlier poll conducted by Forum Research on March 30 showed the Conservatives in the lead with 36 per cent, the NDP with 34 per cent, the Liberals with 19 per cent and the Bloc and the Greens with 5 per cent each. ..................(more)