Of note, pockets of polarization related to ballot preference may be emerging. Through the tumultuous April, the Conservatives widened their lead over the Liberals in the Prairies, while the Bloc Quebecois picked up support in Quebec.
I have been pointing to the strategy of voter suppression of specific voting blocks in the battleground of Ontario and Quebec for several months. The culture war is a component of achieving a means to an end.
The numbers in parenthesis denote the change from the last Nanos National Omnibus survey completed between March 6th and March 12th.
National Committed Voters Only (n=780)
Conservative 37.2% (+2.5)
Liberal 33.2% (-1.4)
NDP 16.2% (-1.6)
BQ 9.6% (+1.9)
Green 3.8% (-1.4)
Note: Undecided 22.2% (+2.6) of total voters surveyed.
CTV Question Period
Election October 15 2008 Recap on CPAC
The lead took place around the thanksgiving table. The movement took place in Ontario.
On the economic front: I posted on March 15, 2008 Nik Nanos Budget Analysis Poll
Canadians did prefer that the government continue the stimulus spending. Likewise, the deficit was seen as acceptable. Prompted with a series of public policy choices to help balance the budget, freezing government wages was identified as the most popular comparative choice. The research suggests that the budget was perceived by Canadians as a “stay the course” plan for the future. With a deficit being acceptable and the appetite for the stimulus spending to continue, it’s unlikely this budget represents a political advantage or disadvantage for the federal Conservative government.-Nik Nanos
March 23, 2010 Nik Nanos Poll: Confirm Out of Touch Coalition PartiesYou can use the Search This Blog feature to examine additional "Nik Nanos" commentary.
- culture of intimidation, deceit, a hidden agenda, racist, ideological, undemocratic, anti-women.
The dumping of Helena Guergis as a CPC candidate for Simcoe-Grey riding will add further speculation an election is imminent over the Russian roulette game of sinister redacting allegations by the opposition parties.
The opposition parties are going to have to explain why they ignored all the testimony of our military top brass, civil servants for allegations by sources linked as friendly to the Liberal Party.
Best of luck. Let's test the CPC vs the Coalition Parties narrative!
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