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Thursday, June 30, 2022

In the last poll, Ford extends his advantage and the Liberal-NDP divide narrows

Ford extends his lead, while the margin between the Liberals and the NDP narrows.

Key Takeaways:

  • According to a new survey, Doug Ford’s lead over the Liberals has widened to its widest point in the campaign as voters head to the polls on Thursday.
  • According to the most recent poll, the Liberals are losing support, with support down about 4% from polls done as early as May 8.
  • Ford has a 16 percent edge over his nearest rival inside the GTA, and a 14 percent lead outside the GTA, according to the poll.

According to a new poll, as voters walk to the polls on Thursday, Doug Ford appears to have expanded his advantage over the Liberals to its widest point in the campaign.

According to a recent poll done by Nanos Research for CTV News and CP24 between Sunday and Tuesday, the Ford PCs have 38.8% support among definite voters.

However, the Liberals have 26.3 percent of the vote, while the NDP has 24.7 percent.

In a release accompanying the poll results, pollster Nik Nanos stated, “As of May 31, the Progressive Conservatives continued to lead and enjoy a comfortable advantage over another party.” “A PC victory is the most likely conclusion, with the only uncertainty being the size of their seat advantage over the other parties.”

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The latest survey shows the Liberals are losing popularity, with support down approximately 4% from polls taken as early as May 8.

Meanwhile, the Ontario NDP appears to rise, with support up nearly 5% from a Nanos poll issued on May 17.

The Greens have dropped slightly from a high of 7.3 percent after leader Mike Schreiner’s primetime debate performance and now have 6.1 percent of the vote among definite voters.

The Ontario Party and the New Blue Party, 2 additional political right parties, each have roughly 2% of the vote.

Ford extends his lead, while the margin between the Liberals and the NDP narrows.
Ford extends his lead, while the margin between the Liberals and the NDP narrows. Image from CBC News

According to the most recent Nanos survey of the election campaign, Ford remains the top option among all age groups, from 18-34 to 55 and up, with a lead over his nearest rival ranging from 13 to 20 points.

According to the poll, Ford has a 16 percent lead over his nearest challenger inside the GTA and a 14 percent lead among voters outside the GTA.

According to Nanos, 8.4% of respondents are still undecided about who to vote for.

The poll was performed from May 29 to 31, and 500 adult landline, cell phone, and internet subscribers were randomly selected.

It has a margin of mistake of 4.4% 19 times out of 20.

Source: CTV news

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