CAQ Holds a Big Lead
Legault approval almost two-thirds
Toronto, July 29th, 2019 – In a
random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 977 Québec voters, amongst those decided
and leaning, 4 in 10 (42%) say they would support the CAQ and one-fifth (22%)
say they would support the Liberals, if a provincial election were held today.
One-sixth (15%) say they would support Québec
Solidaire, while a similar proportion (12%) say they would support the PQ.
1 in 10 (10%) say they would support another
Respondents most likely to say they support CAQ
include those aged 45-54 (49%), males (48%), Federal Conservatives (69%),
living in Québec City (57%), and French-speakers (49%).
Legault sees high approval
Almost two-thirds (60%) approve of the job
Legault is doing as premier, while a quarter (27%) say they disapprove.
1 in 10 (13%) say they don’t know.
Legault’s net-favourable score
(approve-disapprove) is an enviable +33.
Arcand poorly known
The plurality (44%) say they don’t know whether
they approve or disapprove of the job Arcand is doing as opposition leader.
One-fifth (21%) say they approve, while a third
(35%) say they disapprove.
Arcand’s net-favourable score
(approve-disapprove) is -14.
“There is plenty to be happy
about if you’re Premier François Legault,” said Dr. Lorne Bozinoff, President
of Forum Research. “His approvals are enviable, and his party would easily win
re-election if the votes were cast today. Support like this won’t discourage
the premier from driving his agenda forward, no matter what the opposition