Liberals and Tories Neck and Neck in Upcoming Nova Scotia Provincial Election

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Liberals and Tories Neck and Neck in Upcoming Nova Scotia Provincial Election

Liberal Minority Government Likely

 

Toronto, Aug 16th, 2021 – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 993 Nova Scotia voters, among those decided and leaning, 38.6% will vote for the Liberals, followed by 36% for the Progressive Conservatives.

 

The New Democrats are projected to get 21% of the vote.

 

The Green Party are projected to get 3.2% of the vote.

 

Other parties are expected obtain 1.2%.

 

Voters most likely to vote Liberal include those aged 65+ (47%), those whose incomes less than $20,000 (47%), female (41%), and those who live in Cape Breton (41%).

 

Voters most likely to vote Conservative include those who live in North Nova Scotia (46%), whose incomes are between $100,000-$250,000 (45%), male (41%), and those aged between 35-44 (40%).

 

Liberals to form minority

The Liberals are expected to form a minority government with 25 of the 55 seats in the legislature, while the Progressive Conservatives are expected to take 22 seats. The NDP will get 8 seats.