Nanos poll shows Liberals 4 points ahead of Conservatives

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THE latest Nanos federal ballot tracking (July 5) has the Liberals at 34.6 per cent, followed by the Conservatives at 30.4 per cent, the NDP at 17.9 per cent, the Greens at 8.8 per cent, the Bloc Quebecois at 4.9 per cent and the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) at 1.6 per cent.

Justin Trudeau – on top once again

Asked whether they would consider voting for each of the federal parties, 47.5 per cent would consider voting Liberal, while 40.1 per cent of Canadians say they would consider voting Conservative.  One in three (36%) would consider voting NDP, 33.6 per cent would consider voting Green, 10.1 per cent would consider voting for the People’s Party and 27.5 per cent would consider voting for the BQ.

Nanos tracking has Justin Trudeau as the preferred choice as Prime Minister at 31.5 per cent of Canadians, followed by Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer (22.2%), NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (9.6%), Green Party Elizabeth May (7.1%) and PPC Leader Maxime Bernier (2.4%).  Twenty-six per cent of Canadians were unsure whom they preferred.

Four in 10 Canadians (44%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader, while 35.9 per cent believe Scheer has the qualities of a good political leader.  Four in 10 (38.3%) believe May has the qualities of a good political leader, while 28.2 say the same about Jagmeet Singh. One in six (15.8%) believe Bernier has the qualities of a good political leader, while 29.4 per cent said BQ Leader Yves-François Blanchet has the qualities of a good political leader (Quebec only).

The Nanos Index, which is a composite of a series of measures including ballot and leadership impressions, has the Liberals at 51.6 points, followed by the Conservatives with 49.9 points, the NDP 41.6 points, the Greens 40.2 points, the People’s Party 27.6 points and the BQ 32.3 points (Quebec only).