THE latest Nanos federal ballot tracking (November 30) has the Liberals at 37.9 per cent support, followed by the Conservatives at 32.2 per cent – a gap of less than 6 per cent.
The NDP is at 14.3 percent, the Bloc Quebecois at 3 per cent, the Greens at 7.6 per cent and the newly formed People’s Party of Canada (PPC) at 0.8 per cent.
Asked whether they would consider voting for each of the federal parties, 46.3 per cent of Canadians say they would consider voting Liberal, while 44.3 per cent would consider voting Conservative – a gap of only 2 per cent.
One in three (33%) would consider voting NDP, 32.1 per cent would consider voting Green, 11.3 per cent would consider voting for the People’s Party and 25.7 per cent would consider voting for the BQ.
Nanos tracking has Trudeau as the preferred choice as Prime Minister at 37.5 per cent of Canadians, followed by Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer (23.4%), NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (5.7%), Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (5.5%) and PPC Leader Maxime Bernier (2.5%). Twenty five per cent of Canadians were unsure whom they preferred.
More than half of Canadians (56.4%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader, while 40.7 per cent believe Scheer has the qualities of a good political leader. Close to three in 10 (28.4%) say Jagmeet Singh has the qualities of a good political leader, while 31.4 per cent believe the same about May. One in six (15.9%) believe Bernier has the qualities of a good political leader and 13 per cent say BQ Leader Mario Beaulieu has the qualities of a good political leader (Quebec only).