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Ballot – The latest Nanos federal ballot tracking has the Liberals at 41.9 per cent support, followed by the Conservatives at 29.3 per cent, the NDP at 19.1 percent, the BQ at 3.4 per cent and the Greens at 5.7 per cent.

Accessible Voters – Asked whether they would consider voting for each of the federal parties, 56.2 per cent of Canadians say they would consider voting Liberal while 44.9 per cent would consider voting Conservative. Four in ten Canadians (42.4%) would consider voting NDP while 30.4 per cent and 30.7 per cent of Canadians would consider voting for the BQ and Green parties respectively.

Preferred Prime Minister – Nanos tracking has Trudeau as the preferred choice as PM at 46.8 per cent of Canadians followed by Scheer (21.9%), Singh (8.2%) and May (5.9%). Sixteen per cent of Canadians were unsure who they preferred.

Qualities of a Good Political Leader – Two in three Canadians (66.1%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader while 39.6 per cent believe Scheer has the qualities of a good political leader. More than one in three Canadians (38.2%) say Jagmeet Singh has the qualities of a good political leader, while 41.9 per cent believe the same about May. Three in ten (28.2) said Martine Ouellet has the qualities of a good political leader (QC only).

Nanos Party Power Index – The Nanos Index which is a composite of a series of measures including ballot and leadership impressions has the Liberals with 62.5 points, the Conservatives 49.5 points, the NDP 45.7 points, the Greens 35.7 points and the BQ 27.7 points (QC only).

The full Nanos Research report is available here…

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