THE latest Nanos federal ballot tracking (November 23) has the Liberals at 39.6 per cent support, followed by the Conservatives at 31.5 per cent, the NDP at 14.5 percent, the BQ at 2.4 per cent, the Greens at 6.9 per cent and the newly formed People’s Party of Canada (PPC) at 1.1 per cent.
Asked whether they would consider voting for each of the federal parties, 49.8 per cent of Canadians say they would consider voting Liberal, while 46.1 per cent would consider voting Conservative. Roughly one in three (34.3%) would consider voting NDP, 31.4 per cent would consider voting Green, 11.6 per cent would consider voting for the People’s Party and 23.7 per cent would consider voting for the Bloc Quebecois.
Justin Trudeau is the preferred choice as Prime Minister at 38.2 per cent of Canadians followed by Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer (21.9%), NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (5.8%), Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (5.7%) and PPC Leader Maxime Bernier (2.3%). Twenty five per cent of Canadians were unsure whom they preferred.
More than half of Canadians (55.7%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader, while 40 per cent believe Scheer has the qualities of a good political leader. Close to three in 10 (28.0%) say Jagmeet Singh has the qualities of a good political leader, while 31.3 per cent believe the same about May. One in six (14.5%) believe Bernier has the qualities of a good political leader and one in five (20.4) say BQ Leader Mario Beaulieu has the qualities of a good political leader (Quebec only).