MQO Research spoke with 600 residents of Newfoundland and Labrador 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, support for all three political parties was relatively unchanged in May. Among decided and leaning voters:
Ratings for the leadership of Premier Dwight Ball were unchanged this quarter with a score of 4.8 (on a 10-point scale).
The economic outlook for the province held relatively steady in May. 49% of residents of Newfoundland and Labrador reported that their outlook on the economy had worsened over the past three months, 39% indicated their outlook had stayed the same, while 9 percent felt things had gotten better.
Federally, support for the governing Liberals dropped significantly in May. Among decided and leaning voters:
The Atlantic Matters poll was conducted by telephone from April 21st to May 13th, 2018 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.
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