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Conservatives lead in Whitby-Oshawa

| Filed under: National

In the federal riding of Whitby-Oshawa, where a by-election will be held on November 17th, the Conservative candidate, Pat Perkins, has more than 4-in-10 votes (41%) to about one third for her Liberal counterpart, Celina Caesar-Chavannes (32%). The NDP candidate would be supported by 15%.

Tory headed for victory with 12 point lead

| Filed under: Toronto

In a final random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ two days before Toronto's mayoral election among 986 likely, decided and leaning Toronto voters and those who had voted already, well more than 4-in-10 will support John Tory for mayor (44%), while just one third will vote Doug Ford (32%) for a 12 point lead.

Crombie maintains wide lead in Mississauga

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 308 Mississauga voters, more than half of those decided or leaning will vote for Bonnie Crombie (52%) compare to one third who will vote Steve Mahoney (34%) if the mayoral election in Mississauga were held today.

In Toronto Ward races, most incumbents rule

| Filed under: Toronto

In a series of samplings of public opinion across most of Toronto's wards taken by the Forum Poll™ in the days leading up to the municipal election among voters in each ward, it appears incumbents have the upper hand where they are running

Tory-Ford gap widens to 14 points

| Filed under: Toronto

More than 4-in-10 of them who are absolutely certain to vote or have voted already support John Tory for mayor (43%), in comparison to less than 3-in-10 who favour Dog Ford (29%).

Eisenberger maintains solid lead for mayor

| Filed under: Ontario

Just more than one third of those decided and leaning will vote for Fred Eisenberger (37%), compared to about one quarter or fewer who will vote either for Brad Clark (25%) or Brian McHattie (22%).

Crombie vaults into the lead in Mississauga

| Filed under: Ontario

In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 769 Mississauga voters, more than half will now vote for councillor Bonnie Crombie (56%), compared to just 3-in-10 who will vote for her principal opponent, Steve Mahoney (31%).

Jeffrey leads in Brampton

| Filed under: Ontario

Just more than 4-in-10 will vote for Linda Jeffrey for mayor (42%), compared to more than a quarter who will vote for John Sanderson (27%).

Ford-Tory gap widens

| Filed under: Toronto

4-in-10 will vote John Tory if the city's mayoral election were held today (39%) a proportion which has stayed stable since last week (October 6 - 39%). During this period, the proportion voting Doug Ford has decreased from close to 4-in-10 (37%) to one third now (33%), and a 2 point gap has widened threefold to 6 points.

Jobs and Economy are Most Important in London

| Filed under: Ontario

Both jobs and the economy (30%) and ethics and transparency at city hall (26%) are seen to be important issues in the London mayoral election, followed by low taxes (17%), managing city growth (11%) and downtown revitalization (5%).