Liberals Hold Commanding Lead in Fortress Toronto

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Liberals Hold Commanding Lead in Fortress Toronto

Toronto, July 9th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1143 Toronto voters, amongst those decided and leaning, almost half (46%) say they will support the Liberals in the next Federal election.

 

A quarter (26%) say they support the Conservatives.

 

1 in 10 (12%) say they will support the NDP, while a similar proportion (10%) say they support the Greens.

 

1 in 20 (4%) say they will support the PPC, and a few will support another party.

 

Respondents most likely to say they will support the Liberals include those aged 55-64 (55%) or 65+ (53%), females (50%), the least wealthy (49%), earning $20-40,000 (50%), or $80-100,000 (47%), living in the Former City of Toronto (48%), East York (47%), or Scarborough (49%), and public transit users (50%).


“The Liberals are once again showing a dominant lead over their political rivals in Fortress Toronto,” said Dr. Lorne Bozinoff, President of Forum Research. “But what could be a troubling sign for the NDP, and even perhaps the Conservatives, is the strength of the Greens. If the Greens continue to rise in the city, potentially taking support away from the NDP, it could make it harder for the NDP to hold their seats, and consequently make it harder for the Conservatives to benefit from vote splitting, with a diminished NDP.”