THE latest Nanos federal ballot tracking (October 6) has the Liberals at 36.9 per cent support, followed by the Conservatives at 32 per cent, the NDP at 15.4 percent, the Bloc Quebecois at 6.6 per cent and the Greens at 5.6 per cent.
Asked whether they would consider voting for each of the federal parties, 55.3 per cent of Canadians say they would consider voting Liberal while 47.4 per cent would consider voting Conservative. Four in 10 Canadians (41.3%)
would consider voting NDP while 38.4 per cent and 33.2 per cent of Canadians would consider voting for the BQ and Green parties, respectively.
Preferred Prime Minister: Nanos tracking has Justin Trudeau as the preferred choice as Prime Minister at 43.9 per cent of Canadians, followed by Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer (21.7%), NDP Leader Tom Mulcair / newly elected leader Jagmeet Singh (9.3%) and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (4%). Twenty per cent of Canadians were unsure who they preferred. (Note: this was the first week that Jagmeet Singh was included in the tracking).
Qualities of a Good Political Leader: More than six in 10 Canadians (63.1%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader, while 42.4 per cent believe Mulcair / Singh have the qualities of a good political leader. One in three Canadians (33.6%) say Scheer has the qualities of a good political leader, while 36.9 per cent believe the same about May. One in four (27.8%) said Bloc Quebecois Leader Martine Ouellet has the qualities of a good political leader (Quebec only). (Note: this was the first week that Jagmeet Singh was included in the tracking).