MQO Research’s quarterly poll of 600 residents of New Brunswick gauged the political temperature in the province for this October edition of the quarterly political poll: Atlantic Matters.
According to the latest polling numbers, support for all political parties held relatively steady in October. Among decided and leaning voters:
Ratings for the leadership of Premier Brian Gallant held steady this quarter with a mean score of 5.2.
New Brunswick residents’ were more pessimistic about the economic outlook for the province in October. 35% said the general outlook in New Brunswick has been getting worse over the past three months which was up from 26% in July.
Federally, the Conservatives gained some ground this quarter in New Brunswick. Among decided and leaning voters:
The Atlantic Matters poll was conducted by telephone from Oct. 4 to Oct. 15, 2017 and included 600 randomly selected eligible voters from across the province. The margin of error for the total sample is ± 4.0 percentage points 19 times out of 20. Among decided and leaning voters, the margin of error for the survey is ± 5.3 percentage points 19 times out of 20.
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