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Incumbency and strong economy could help Tories win majority of 30 new ridings in 2015: pollsters

An introduction to 30 new ridings: In the first of a series examining the 30 new ridings at play in the 2015 election, pollsters say the Conservatives have the most to gain.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Pollsters Nik Nanos of Nanos Research said that the incumbency factor and the positive state of the economy will help the Conservatives win a majority of the 30 new ridings.

The incumbency factor and a strong economy will likely help Stephen Harper’s Conservatives win a majority of the 30 new ridings on the federal electoral map in the next election, say pollsters.

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Incumbency and strong economy could help Tories win majority of 30 new ridings in 2015: pollsters

An introduction to 30 new ridings: In the first of a series examining the 30 new ridings at play in the 2015 election, pollsters say the Conservatives have the most to gain.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Pollsters Nik Nanos of Nanos Research said that the incumbency factor and the positive state of the economy will help the Conservatives win a majority of the 30 new ridings.

The incumbency factor and a strong economy will likely help Stephen Harper’s Conservatives win a majority of the 30 new ridings on the federal electoral map in the next election, say pollsters.

  

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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