Anyone looking at reaction to the face off between Alberta party leaders would be hard pressed to find a negative word about NDP leader Rachel Notley, who according to many came out as the clear winner of Thursday night’s leaders debate.
Notley was the main target of Alberta Premier Jim Prentice, suggesting she and her party pose the biggest threat to the longstanding Progressive Conservative reign in the province.
A poll from Mainstreet Technologies, conducted immediately after the debate and released one day later, has Notley on top. Most watchers of the debate — at 44 per cent — said Notley won the night.
“Notley went toe to toe with the Premier time and time again and more than stood her ground,” said Mainstreet Technologies president Quito Maggi in a press release.
The poll surveyed 2,322 people and has a margin of error of plus or minus two percentage points, 19 times out of 20.
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