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Ballot – The latest Nanos federal ballot tracking has the Liberals at 35.9 per cent, followed by the Conservatives at 29.7 per cent, the NDP at 18.5 per cent, the Greens at 8.3 per cent, the BQ at 4.8 per cent and the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) at 1.5 per cent.

Accessible Voters – Asked whether they would consider voting for each of the federal parties, 47.4 per cent would consider voting Liberal, while 39.8 per cent of Canadians say they would consider voting Conservative. One in three (35.3%) would consider voting NDP, 33.1 per cent would consider voting Green, 9.3 per cent would consider voting for the People’s Party and 28.3 per cent would consider voting for the BQ.

Preferred Prime Minister – Nanos tracking has Trudeau as the preferred choice as PM at 32.9 per cent of Canadians followed by Scheer (23.1), Singh (8.9%), May (7.9%) and Bernier (2.2%). Twenty three per cent of Canadians were unsure whom they preferred.

Qualities of a Good Political Leader – Four in ten Canadians (45.5%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader while 36.0 per cent believe Scheer has the qualities of a good political leader. Four in ten (36.9%) believe Elizabeth May has the qualities of a good political leader, while 28.2 say the same about Jagmeet Singh. One in six (14.9%) believe Bernier has the qualities of a good political leader 24.8 per cent said Blanchet 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 at 52.6 points, followed by the Conservatives with 49.1 points, the NDP 41.4 points, the Greens 40.0 points, the People’s Party 27.4 points and the BQ 31.0 points (QC only).

The full Nanos Research report is available by clicking here…

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