Wide majority oppose sale of Lotto to
1st, 2014 –
In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 1079
Ontario voters, seven-in-ten voters disapprove of OLG’s plan to sell the Lotto
business to the private sector (70%), and as few as one sixth approve (16%).
About one tenth don’t have an opinion. (13%). Approval is highest among the
youngest (20%), males (22%), mid income groups ($40K to $60K - 21%), in Eastern
Ontario (29%) and Southwestern Ontario (21%) and among PC voters (24%).
“It's clear Ontarians don’t want, by a very wide margin,
their government to divest an asset they see as a money maker," said Forum Research President, Dr. Lorne
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