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Liberals’ base could be smaller than Conservatives’, poll suggests

By Peter Mazereeuw      

The Liberals’ ‘ceiling’ of possible support shrank to 38 per cent during a three-day period earlier this month, below the vote share the party won in the last election.

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's, left, party is polling just ahead of the governing Liberals led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and well ahead of Jagmeet Singh's NDP. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

The Liberal base of committed, core supporters may be smaller than the well from which the rival Conservative Party is drawing, a recent poll suggests, and the Grits also lag the Tories by a nose when soft support is accounted for.

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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