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Liberals Creep Back
Into Contention in Toronto
Claw back support from weakening PCs in the city
Toronto, May 31st
– In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1035
Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, the Liberals (34%) and
Progressive Conservatives (34%) sit even. A quarter (25%) support the NDP, and
(5%) say they support the Green Party.
(2%) say they
support another party.
likely to say they support the Liberals include those 34 and younger (38%),
females (38%), the least wealthy (55%), the least educated (44%), public
transit users (39%), and living in North York (41%).
likely to say they support the PCs include those aged 55-64 (42%), males (41%),
the most wealthy (54%), with some college/university (35%), or a
college/university (35%) or post-graduate degree (32%), and living in Etobicoke
likely to say they support the NDP include those aged 35-44 (31%), earning
$40,000-$60,000 (32%) or $80,000-$100,000 (31%), with a post-graduate degree
(28%), and living in East York (37%).
“Following months of
weak numbers for the Liberals, they’ve bounced back slightly in fortress
Toronto, likely their most important region. With a variety of big-ticket,
campaign-style announcements in the budget and its aftermath, it seems as
though for now, the Liberals are making inroads with the electorate,” said Dr.
Lorne Bozinoff, President of Forum Research.
Ph.D. is the president and founder of Forum Research. He can be reached at
email@example.com or at (416) 960-9603.