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Tory majority in 2015 unlikely as downward trend in polls continues: experts

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

The downward slope of Conservative party fortunes has continued in political polls this summer and experts say the party’s relentlessly combative approach has alienated middle-ground voters and has whittled support down to only a hardcore loyal base, which won’t be enough to hold onto a majority government.

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Tory majority in 2015 unlikely as downward trend in polls continues: experts

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

The downward slope of Conservative party fortunes has continued in political polls this summer and experts say the party’s relentlessly combative approach has alienated middle-ground voters and has whittled support down to only a hardcore loyal base, which won’t be enough to hold onto a majority government.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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