Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Ontario NDP on the rise as an election looms in Ontario

Ontario provincial NDP has momentum - The Globe and Mail
Nanos polling shows that since Feb. 2011, the NDP has risen 6 points from 13% to 19%.
During this same time period, the Conservatives have dropped 2 points to 41% and the Liberals have dropped 5 points to 34%.

In the last week before the federal election, the NDP support rose significantly in Ontario, passing the Liberals.

This rise in Ontario for the NDP could be attributed to the federal orange wave effect. The Ontario election is some months away. It will remain to be seen how things will play out. This is a good start for the NDP.

1 comment:

Orwell's Bastard said...

Could the polarization evident in the outcome of the federal election now be replicating itself at the provincial level?

What you've got on the one side is two parties competing to do the bidding of Bay Street and the international investor class. On the other side, you've got the New Democrats.

Far too early to know whether this is an accurate reading, let alone whether it'll play out in similar electoral results, but worth keeping an eye on ...