MQO Research spoke with 600 residents of New Brunswick 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, the PC Party has overtaken the Liberals in May. Among decided and leaning voters:
Despite the drop in party support, ratings for the leadership of Premier Brian Gallant held steady this quarter with a mean score of 5.1 (on a 10-point scale).
The economic outlook for the province was relatively unchanged in May. 32% of New Brunswick residents reported that their outlook on the economy had worsened over the past three months, up marginally from 28% in January. 51% indicated their outlook had stayed the same, down slightly from 55% while the percentage who felt things had gotten better held steady at 12%.
Federally, the Conservatives are now leading the Liberals in New Brunswick. Among decided and leaning voters:
The Atlantic Matters poll was conducted by telephone from April 19th to May 16th, 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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