MQO Research spoke with 400 residents of Prince Edward Island to gauge the political temperature in the province for the May edition of our quarterly political poll: Atlantic Matters.
According to the latest polling numbers, party support held steady across all political parties in May. Among decided and leaning voters:
Ratings for the leadership of Premier Wade MacLauchlan remained relatively steady this quarter with a mean rating of 5.1 (on a 10-point scale).
Islander’s view on the economic outlook for the province saw a decline this quarter. 19% of Islanders reported that the economic outlook over the past three months had gotten worse, up from 13% in January.
Federally, there was a significant drop in support for the governing Liberals in May. Among decided and leaning voters:
The Atlantic Matters poll was conducted by telephone from April 16th to May 8th, 2018 and included 400 randomly selected eligible voters from across the province. The margin of error for the total sample is ± 4.9 percentage points 19 times out of 20.
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