National Newswatch

Ballot – The latest Nanos federal ballot tracking has the Liberals at 37.5  per cent support, followed by the Conservatives at 33.9 per cent, the NDP at 19.0 percent, the BQ at 3.2 per cent and the Greens at 5.7 per cent.

Accessible Voters – Asked whether they would consider voting for each of the federal parties, 49.5 per cent of Canadians say they would consider voting Liberal while 47.9 per cent would consider voting Conservative.  Four in ten (40.4%) would consider voting NDP while 28.9 per cent and 30.4 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 39.6 per cent of Canadians followed by Scheer (25.2%), Singh (8.2%) and May (4.6%).  Twenty one per cent of Canadians were unsure whom they preferred.

Qualities of a Good Political Leader – More than half of Canadians (55.6%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader while 39.9 per cent believe Scheer has the qualities of a good political leader.  One in three (32.0%) say Jagmeet Singh has the qualities of a good political leader, while 35.8 per cent believe the same about May. One in six (15.1%) said interim Bloc Quebecois leader Mario Beaulieu 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 56.1 points, the Conservatives 52.1 points, the NDP 43.4 points, the Greens 35.9 points and the BQ 26.2 points (QC only).

The full Nanos Research report is available here…

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