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In Newfoundland & Labrador, PCs lead by 5 with a week to go before EDay

By David Coletto As the May 16 Election Day approaches in Newfoundland and Labrador, a new survey of 700 eligible voters conducted by Abacus Data finds the Progressive Conservatives lead the incumbent Liberal Party by 5-points. Here’s what we found: #1: A SLIGHT MAJORITY OF ELIGIBLE VOTERS FEEL THE PROVINCE IS HEADED IN THE WRONG

NL residents recognize dire circumstances in province; Want political leadership.

Half of NL residents think the province is likely to go bankrupt in the new few years. Most are looking for political leadership to solve the crisis. By David Coletto & Tim Powers There’s a clear sense that something must change or else the outcome will be catastrophic for Newfoundland and Labrador. That’s the message

The economy remains the top issue in Newfoundland and Labrador

Concern about the budget deficit and Muskrat Falls up from last year. By David Coletto Yesterday we released new polling data that showed the provincial government’s approval rating at 22% and a close three-way horse race for party support. Today, we release additional findings from the survey of 600 eligible voters in Newfoundland and Labrador

It’s a close three-way race in Newfoundland and Labrador as 63% disapprove of the provincial government

By David Coletto On the eve of Dwight Ball and the NL Liberals’ one year election victory anniversary, Abacus Data and VOCM News asked residents of Newfoundland and Labrador how they feel about the direction of the province, their political leaders, and the economy. Over the next three days we will be releasing results of

NL Election 2015: Windsor Lake – Liberal Cathy Bennett leads Ryan Cleary by 58 points.

By David Coletto VOCM News commissioned Abacus Data to conduct surveys in four provincial electoral districts. Today, we report the results of a survey of 500 eligible voters living in Windsor Lake. The Race for Windsor Lake Liberal candidate and incumbent MHA Cathy Bennett has very large 58-point lead over PC candidate and former NDP

NL Election 2015: Topsail-Paradise – Premier Davis in tough, trails Rex Hillier by 21 points.

VOCM News commissioned Abacus Data to conduct surveys in four provincial electoral districts in Newfoundland and Labrador. Today, we report the results of a survey of 500 eligible voters living in Paradise-Topsail, an electoral district outside of St. John’s on the Avalon Peninsula. Download the full results deck here: https://abacusdata.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Abacus-Newfoundland-and-Labrador-Political-Survey-Topsail-Paradise-Nov-2015.pdf The Race in Topsail-Paradise Liberal

Federal Liberals ahead by 25 in Newfoundland and Labrador; NDP vote up 12 since March

By David Coletto According to a new VOCM-Abacus Data random telephone survey of 722 eligible voters in Newfoundland and Labrador conducted from June 17 to 21, 2015, the federal Liberal Party led by Justin Trudeau continues to hold a big lead in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Liberals have the support of 53% of committed voters

NL Liberals lead as NDP surges past Tories into second place

By David Coletto According to a new VOCM-Abacus Data random telephone survey of 722 eligible voters in Newfoundland and Labrador conducted from June 17 to 21, 2015, the NL Liberals continue to hold a large lead in voter support.  The survey also finds a surge in support for the NDP, which has jumped into second

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