Nanos Poll shows Trudeau having a rough time: Conservatives 35, Liberals 33

Andrew Scheer and Justin Trudeau.

THE latest Nanos federal ballot tracking (April 5) has the Conservatives at 34.9 per cent, followed by the Liberals at 32.8 per cent.

(Last week: Conservatives were at 35.1 per cent and the Liberals at 34.6 per cent).

The NDP is at 16.6 percent, the Bloc Quebecois at 4 per cent, the Greens at 9.5 per cent and the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) at 0.5 per cent.

(The margin of error is ±3.1 percentage points.)

Asked whether they would consider voting for each of the federal parties, 45.8 per cent of Canadians say they would consider voting Conservative, while 45.5 per cent would consider voting Liberal.

(Last week, 49.6 per cent of Canadians said they would consider voting Liberal, while 45.7 per cent said they would consider voting Conservative.)

Four in 10 (39.4%) would consider voting NDP, 34 per cent would consider voting Green, 9.1 per cent would consider voting for the People’s Party and 35.5 per cent would consider voting for the BQ.

Nanos tracking has Justin Trudeau as the preferred choice as Prime Minister at 30.7 per cent (last week: 31.1 per cent) of Canadians, followed by Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer at 27.2% (last week: 26.7 per cent).

The others: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (8.4%), Green Party Leader Elizabeth May (7.6%) and PPC Leader Maxime Bernier (2.3%). Twenty three per cent of Canadians were unsure whom they preferred.

Fewer than half of Canadians (43.3%) believe Trudeau has the qualities of a good political leader (last week: 45.5 per cent), while 39.7 per cent believe Scheer has the qualities of a good political leader (last week: 41.6 per cent).

Three in 10 (29.8%) say Jagmeet Singh has the qualities of a good political leader, while 35.4 per cent believe the same about May. One in six (17.6%) believe Bernier has the qualities of a good political leader, and 27.1 per cent said  BQ Leader Yves-François Blanchet has the qualities of a good political leader (Quebec only).

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