National Newswatch

NDP gaining in latest Mainstreet Research numbers

Oct 11 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — With just 10 days left before voters head to the polls, the Conservatives are narrowly ahead of the Liberals in the national fight for first, while the NDP continues to grow its support in the wake of Monday’s English-language leaders’ debate, according to new polling numbers from Mainstreet Research. According to the latest results from […]

Conservatives, Liberals remain deadlocked, as NDP, Bloc gain support: Mainstreet poll

Oct 10 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — The federal Conservatives are holding a statistically insignificant two point lead over the Liberals in Mainstreet Research’s latest national poll, while the NDP and Bloc Québécois continue to gain ground, increasing the likelihood of a minority government. According to the results from the phone survey of 2,309 voters, conducted between Oct. 7-9, 32.2 per cent […]

Conservatives, Liberals remain tied in Mainstreet polling

Oct 8 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — The Conservatives and Liberals are again separated by only a few tenths of a percentage points in Mainstreet Research’s daily tracking poll results for Tuesday. These newest results, which cover polling conducted between Oct. 5-7, show that 33.1 per cent of leaning and decided respondents said they would vote for the Conservatives if a federal […]

Liberals, Tories deadlocked again in Mainstreet poll

Oct 4 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — Once again, the federal horse race is a dead heat. Results from Mainstreet Research’s daily tracking poll released on Friday show the Liberals and Conservatives separated by only half a percentage point in the battle for first place. It comes only a day after the tracking poll had the Conservatives with a three-point lead, the […]

Tories open up 3 point lead over Liberals: Mainstreet tracking poll

Oct 3 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — The Conservatives have opened up a three-point lead over the governing Liberals in the latest results from Mainstreet Research’s daily tracking poll — the largest lead for Andrew Scheer’s party reported by the survey this campaign. According to these newest results, which cover polling conducted between Sept. 30 and Oct. 2, 36.4 per cent of […]

Tories hold 2.5-point lead over Liberals in latest Mainstreet poll

Oct 2 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — The Conservatives are leading the Liberals by 2.5 points in Mainstreet Research’s latest daily tracking poll results. According to the results, which cover polling conducted between Sept. 29 and Oct. 1, 36 per cent of leaning and decided respondents said they would vote for the Conservatives if a federal election were today, while 33.5 per […]

Conservatives open up nearly 3 point lead in latest Mainstreet numbers

Oct 1 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives have surged to a nearly three point lead in Mainstreet Research’s latest daily tracking poll results, breaking a virtual deadlock with the Liberals that has lasted for most of the past week. According to the results, which cover polling conducted between Sept. 28-30, 36.1 per cent of leaning and decided respondents said […]

Liberals, Conservatives remain in extremely close race: Mainstreet poll

Sep 30 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — Three weeks out from election day, the Liberals and Conservatives continue to be separated by only three-tenths of a percentage point in Mainstreet’s daily tracking poll numbers. Poll numbers released Monday have the Liberals leading the Conservatives among leaning and decided voters 34.4 per cent to 34.1 per cent, a minuscule advantage that easily falls […]

Liberals with solid lead in GTA, suggests new Mainstreet poll

Sep 27 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — The Liberals are holding a comfortable double-digit lead in the all-important Greater Toronto Area, according to a new poll from Mainstreet Research for iPolitics. In the 498-person phone survey of voters in the GTA, though excluding the City of Toronto itself, the Liberals won the support of 45.4 per cent of leaning and decided respondents, […]

Tories regain 2-point lead as Liberals decline: Mainstreet poll

Sep 27 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives have regained their two-point lead over the Liberals in Mainstreet Research’s daily tracking poll, as the 2019 campaign nears the halfway mark. However, the expanded lead is attributable not to surging support for the Tories but rather lagging Liberal numbers. In Friday’s daily tracking results, the Liberals fell by a full point […]

Liberals leading Tories by 2 points in latest Mainstreet national numbers

Sep 18 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — As the election campaign enters Week 2, the Liberals are enjoying a two-point lead over the rival Conservatives, according to new national polling numbers from Mainstreet Research. The lead, though, falls within the survey’s margin of error, which is plus or minus 2.23 percentage points, at the 95 per cent confidence level. Wednesday’s results from […]

Mainstreet poll suggests close Liberal-NDP race in Windsor West

Aug 23 2019 — Marco Vigliotti — Brian Masse will need to rely on his personal popularity if he hopes to keep his Windsor West riding in the NDP fold come this fall, suggests a new Mainstreet Research poll for iPolitics. According to the poll’s results, Masse and Liberal Sandra Pupatello, a former provincial representative for the southwestern Ontario city, are in […]