THE latest Nanos federal ballot tracking (September 21) has the Liberals at 39 per cent support, followed by the Conservatives at 31.2 per cent, the NDP at 17 percent, the Greens at 5.5 per cent and the Bloc Quebecois at 2.4 per cent.
Justin Trudeau is the preferred choice as Prime Minister at 43.1 per cent of Canadians followed by Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer (25%), NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (7.5%) and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (5.6%). Seventeen per cent of Canadians were unsure whom they preferred.
More than half of Canadians (56.1%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader, while 42.6 per cent believe Scheer has the qualities of a good political leader. One in three (33.9%) say Jagmeet Singh has the qualities of a good political leader, while 34.6 per cent believe the same about May. One in seven (15.4%) said 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, 52.9 per cent of Canadians said they would consider voting Liberal, while 43.1 per cent would consider voting Conservative. Roughly one in three (36.3%) would consider voting NDP while 18.1 per cent and 28.1 per cent of Canadians would consider voting for the BQ and Green parties, respectively.