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MQO Research spoke with 400 residents of Prince Edward Island to gauge the political temperature in the province for the Winter edition of our quarterly political poll: Atlantic Matters.

Provincial Politics

According to the latest polling numbers, the PCs extended their lead at the expense of the Green Party. Among decided and leaning voters:

  • Support for the PC Party held relatively steady at 41%.
  • Support for the Green Party slipped 5 percentage points to 29%.
  • Support for the Liberal Party was relatively unchanged at 24%.
  • NDP support edged up 4 percentage points to 6%.

“Premier King’s honeymoon appears to be continuing with voters,” said Lianne Sarson, VP, Research and Engagement at MQO Research. “Support for the PCs is strongest in Prince County.”

The Atlantic Matters poll was conducted by telephone from March 3rd to March 10th, 2020 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.

About MQO Research

MQO Research is one of Atlantic Canada’s leading market research firms, providing research insights to clients throughout the region and beyond. Our team includes experts in quantitative and qualitative methodologies and program evaluation. As a member of the Canadian Research Insights Council (CRIC), MQO subscribes to the highest standards of information gathering and research ethics in the industry in Canada.

For more information on Atlantic Matters or MQO Research, contact:

Kathy Purcell – Vice-President, Public Affairs
kpurcell@m5.ca

Tel: 506-852-7281

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