Toronto Press Releases & Articles


John Tory stretches lead

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Among 1167 decided and leaning Toronto voters, more than 4-in-10 will vote John Tory for mayor if the municipal election were held today (43%) while one third will vote for Doug Ford (33%). One fifth will vote Olivia Chow (20%) and very few will vote for another candidate (3%).

Tory voters most motivated

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John Tory supporters are the most committed to voting in the upcoming municipal election (91% absolutely certain), compared to Chow supporters (85%) and Doug Ford voters (81%).

Tory maintains 7 point lead over Doug Ford

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1164 Toronto voters, just fewer than 4-in-10 will vote John Tory for mayor (38%), while just more than 3-in-10 will vote for Doug Ford (31%).

Rob Ford with strong lead in Ward 2

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TORONTO SEPTEMBER 12th, 2014 - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 474 voters in Toronto's Ward 2 Etobicoke North 6-in-10 will vote for Rob Ford (59%), compared to about one quarter who will vote for his principal challenger, businessman and community organizer Andray Domise (26%).

Tory with 7 point lead over Doug Ford

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1228 Toronto voters on the remarkable day when Rob Ford withdrew from the Toronto mayoral race due to illness and was replaced by his brother, more than one third (34%) will vote for Doug Ford, while just more than 4-in-10 will vote John Tory (41%).

Incumbents safe in 2 of 3 wards

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In a series of random samplings of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ in selected Toronto wards, two of the three incumbents tested were relatively safe in their wards, while both the high profile newcomers were in the lead in wards where there was no incumbent.

Lapel Cameras are a Winner

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1069 Toronto voters, two thirds agree Toronto police should have lapel cameras (64%), while just one seventh disagree (15%).

LRT Preferred to Subway for Scarborough

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1069 Toronto voters, one half say they prefer a 7 stop LRT in Scarborough (51%) to a 3 stop subway (40%).

Even Split on Jets at Billy Bishop

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1069 Toronto voters, just fewer than one half approve of jets at Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport (45%) while just fewer than this are opposed (43%).

Tory Opens 12 Point Lead in Toronto

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In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1069 Toronto voters, 4-in-10 will vote John Tory (40%), while fewer than 3-in-10 will vote Rob Ford (28%).