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MPs who won by less than five per cent margin in 2015 in ‘real jeopardy,’ says Ipsos pollster Bricker

By Abbas Rana      

Leaders’ tours during the election campaign will indicate where each party thinks it can make gains, or where they are vulnerable, says Forum Research president Lorne Bozinoff.

NDP MP Daniel Blaikie, left, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi, and Conservative MP Harold Albrecht won their ridings in the last federal election by razor-thin margins. Mr. Blaike carried his riding by a 0.1 per cent margin, Mr. Sohi by 0.2 per cent, and Mr. Albrecht by 0.5 per cent. The Hill Times file photographs

The Liberals are heading into the October election holding only a seven-seat majority, and one pollster says ridings carried by less than a five per cent margin are in “real jeopardy,” and those won by about a five per cent margin will be “tight races” in the upcoming campaign.

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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