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Conservatives surge to within three points of Liberals in newest Nanos poll, though may be too early to decipher trend

By Marco Vigliotti      

In the tracking survey for the week ending Jan. 12, the Liberals remain ahead of the pack with support from 37 per cent of respondents, followed closely by the Conservatives at 33.8 per cent, and the New Democrats at 20 per cent, though pollster Nik Nanos cautions that it's just one poll and it's too early to see a clear trend.

The federal Conservatives, led by Andrew Scheer, pictured here in the House foyer, are polling only three points behind the governing Liberals in the latest Nanos weekly tracking poll. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
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The governing Liberals are ceding ground to their rivals in the House in the wake of a series of ethics controversies involving the prime minister and finance minister, with the opposition Conservatives now sitting only three points off first place, according to the latest weekly poll from Nanos Research. In the tracking survey for the week ending Jan. 12, the Liberals remain ahead of the pack with support from 37 per cent of respondents, followed closely by the

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