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Our team regularly releases new polls and thought pieces on public affairs, marketing, and generational differences (including Canadian Millennials). We strive to generate high quality insights while being transparent and honest about our methods. You can access all our polls and insights on this page.

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18 | 10 | 2010

Experienced Candidates Perform Better in Canadian Elections

Abacus Data’s CEO David Coletto guest writes in this week’s Hill Times about the relationship between political experience and performance […]

By: David
04 | 10 | 2010

Abacus Data Launches Canada’s First Online Panel of Public Policy Leaders


By: David
22 | 09 | 2010

Telegraph-Journal: ‘A close race’: pollster

By Brett Bundale/Telegraph-Journal A new poll suggests an increasingly tight race for the legislature with the Conservatives slightly ahead of […]

By: David
22 | 09 | 2010

Times and Transcript: NB Power deal pushing voters away from Liberals, pollster says

A1 BY GREG WESTON TIMES & TRANSCRIPT STAFF FREDERICTON – Election day is drawing ever closer and some new numbers […]

By: David
21 | 09 | 2010

PCs Hold Marginal Lead Over the Liberals in New Brunswick

One week before the election, the Progressive Conservative Party has a small lead over the Liberal Party that is within […]

By: David
20 | 09 | 2010

G&M: Attempted sale of NB Power hurting Liberals in provincial poll

Public anger at Shawn Graham’s botched attempt to sell NewBrunswick’s power utility is driving opposition support, a new poll suggests. The Abacus […]

By: David
08 | 09 | 2010

UK moves closer to electoral reform. What if we had Alternative Vote in Canada?

On Monday, the British House of Commons passed a Bill setting out a May 5th referendum on the Alternative Vote […]

By: David
07 | 09 | 2010

What do Students Want?

As most university students across Canada head back to school today, one question continually baffles university administrators, faculty, and parents: […]

By: David
31 | 08 | 2010

The Rise of Automated Polls

It is no wonder that with the cost of telephone surveys rising and response rates declining, automated or IVR polling […]

By: David
16 | 08 | 2010

Candidate Fundraising in Canadian Elections

Abacus’ CEO, David Coletto, guest writes in this week’s The Hill Times about his research on candidates, fundraising, and Canadian […]

By: David
15 | 08 | 2010

An Analysis of Vote Switching in the 2008 Canadian Election

Abacus Data’s Alex Monk examines vote switchers in the 2008 Canadian election panel data from the Canadian Election Study.  He […]

By: David
10 | 08 | 2010

The Abacus Data Blog is Live

It’s an exciting time to be involved in the public opinion and marketing research industry.  The industry and the methodologies […]

By: David

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