Liberals maintain lead over Conservatives: Liberals 40, Conservatives 33

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
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THE latest Nanos federal ballot tracking (September 7) has the Liberals at 39.9 per cent support, followed by the Conservatives at 32.8 per cent, the NDP at 14.9 percent, the Bloc Quebecois at 2.5 per cent and the Greens at 6.5 per cent.

Trudeau remains the preferred choice as Prime Minister at 39.5 per cent of Canadians followed by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer (25.9%), NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (7%) and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (6.3%). Twenty per cent of Canadians were unsure whom they preferred.

More than half of Canadians (54.7%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader while 42.9 per cent believe the same about Scheer.

One in three (32.5%) say Jagmeet Singh has the qualities of a good political leader, while 32.2 per cent believe the same about May. One in six (18.9%) say interim Bloc Quebecois leader Mario Beaulieu has the qualities of a good political leader (Quebec only).

Asked whether they would consider voting for each of the federal parties, 48.9 per cent of Canadians say they would consider voting Liberal while 46.7 per cent would consider voting Conservative. Roughly one in three (35%) would consider voting NDP while 20.6 per cent and 26 per cent of Canadians would consider voting for the BQ and Green parties, respectively.