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PCs Take the Lead in
Toronto Once Again
Toronto, June 27th
– In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 1040 Toronto
voters, amongst those decided and leaning, just under 4 in 10 (38%) say they
would support the Progressive Conservatives, while a third (32%) say they would
support the Liberals.
Under a quarter
(21%) say they would support the NDP, while (6%) say they would support the
Green Party (6%), with (3%) saying they would support another party.
likely to say they would support the PCs include males (46%), earning
$40,000-$60,000 (42%) or $80,000-$100,000 (44%), with some college or
university (45%), drive to work or school (44%), and those living in North York
(43%), Etobicoke (44%), or Scarborough (41%).
likely to say they would support the Liberals include those 34 and younger
(38%) and 65 and older (35%), the least wealthy (40%) or earning
$20,000-$40,000 (41%), the least educated (42%), take transit to work or school
(36%), and living in the Former City of Toronto (35%) or North York (37%).
likely to support the NDP include those aged 34 and younger (23%), 35-44 (22%),
45-54 (22%), earning $20,000-$40,000 (25%) or $60,000-$80,000 (28%), or
$80,000-$100,000 (25%), and a college or university degree (25%).
“The Liberal decline in Toronto is consistent
with what we’ve seen province-wide,” said Dr. Lorne Bozinoff, President of
Forum Research. “It’s unclear whether voters are parking their votes with the Patrick
Brown’s PCs or whether his party and its vision for Ontario is actually resonating
with voters. As the election grows closer, and Brown stakes out policy
positions, we’ll get a much better sense of where voters really stand.”
Ph.D. is the president and founder of Forum Research. He can be reached at
firstname.lastname@example.org or at (416) 960-9603.