The Liberals have 29 per cent support and the NDP is now down at 27 per cent. “They were roadkill last election, and here they are tied with the Conservatives“.
Results say voter intention in the province is down to 30 per cent.
But though the parties remain close, the latest numbers also show significant potential for volatility of cross-over support between the Liberals and NDP.
The Liberal lead is biggest in South Winnipeg, where the party is targeting three Conservative-held seats – Saint Boniface-Saint Vital, Winnipeg South and Winnipeg South Centre.
The NDP made a slight gain, from 25 to 26 per cent support in the neighbouring province.
The Liberals say the money would come from closing tax loopholes and catching tax evaders, but also a review of departmental spending. Because the poll’s margin of error is 3.1 percentage points, the one-point spread between the Liberals and NDP is statistically a tie.
Their fiscal plan, released Saturday, shows a Liberal government proposing to run deficits of $9.8 billion and $9.5 billion in its first two years, and $5.7 billion in 2018-19, before producing a $1-billion surplus in time for an election in 2019-20.
Trudeau has instead said he would run “modest” deficits so a Liberal government could invest billions of new dollars in public transit, sewers and affordable housing, and other infrastructure to grow the economy and create jobs.
Second, Brown said, like all polls, Probe’s numbers are a snapshot, reflective of voters’ feelings roughly a month away from election day, October 19.
The most recent poll was conducted between September 14 and 23, and of the people surveyed 17 per cent were undecided.
Voter support continues to slide for the governing NDP in Manitoba, according to a new poll.
In the Probe poll, most voters – 72 per cent – said the long campaign will not alter the likelihood they’ll actually hit the polls. Mike Duffy. almost half of the voters surveyed said they followed the trial and its revelations somewhat or very closely.
In rural Manitoba, 13 per cent of voters said they would cast a ballot for an NDP candidate and five per cent said they would vote Green.