Few could have predicted that months before the expected Oct. 19 election the three main political parties would be practically neck and neck in support across the country. But recent polls — poll after poll, after poll — are showing that this trend isn’t slowing down, and point to the most likely scenario of a Conservative minority government this fall.
Forum Research released a poll Monday putting voting intention for the Conservatives, NDP and Liberals within four percentage points of each other.
According to Forum, the Conservatives sit at 31 per cent, the NDP at 28 per cent — a slight dip from the company’s last survey — and the Liberals at 32 per cent. The sampling of public opinion of 1156 Canadians is very similar to results from the company’s previous survey released mid-May.
Transposing these numbers onto a 338 seat House of Commons, the Conservatives would have a minority on their hands with 19 fewer seats than they have now, given how their votes are spread across theRead More »from Tories and Liberals tied, NDP down slightly in new poll