Canada

Opinion poll shows Conservatives close to majority


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Four recent opinion polls by EKOS Research, Ipsos Reid, Harris Decima and Nanos Research suggest that the Conservative Party is close to the 40% required for an overall majority should a general election be called.

Ipsos Reid puts the Conservatives on 39% and the latest poll released on 21st February from Nanon Research puts them on 39.7%.  The other two polls put them on 37.3% and 37%.

Meanwhile the Liberal Party’s best showing is the poll from Harris Decima which puts them on 27%.  The other polls have them on 26.6%, 25% and 24.8%.

The New Democrats best poll was the most recent, the Nanos Research poll which puts them on 18.9%, with the other polls putting them on 18%, 14.2% and 14%.

The Greens are showing an average of 10% and Bloc Quebecois on 9%.

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