Nanos National Tracking - CP 34.3%, LP 27.6%, NDP 27.1%, GP 4.7%, BQ 4.6% (ending January 31st, 2013)
Nik on the Numbers
The Conservatives remained in the lead nationally in January with 34.3%, while the Liberals (27.6%) and the NDP (27.1%) were tied in second place. They were followed by the Greens at 4.7% and the Bloc at 4.6%.
Jobs/economy was still the top national issue of concern over the past month (22.4%) followed by healthcare (14.8%).
Between January 26th and 31st, 2013, Nanos Research conducted a random telephone survey of 1,000 Canadians 18 years and older. A random telephone survey of 1,000 Canadians is accurate plus or minus 3.1 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.
For 780 commited voters, the margin of error is accurate plus or minus 3.5 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.
Results for November 2012 are from a random telephone survey of 1,004 Canadians conducted between November 9th and 15th, 2012. A random telephone survey of 1,004 Canadians is accurate plus or minus 3.1 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.
National Ballot Question: For those parties you would consider voting for federally, could you please rank your top two current local preferences? (Committed voters only - First Preference)
The current January wave of research is based on 1,000 voters, including 780 committed voters. The numbers in parentheses denote the change from November 15th, 2012 (n=776).
*Undecided represents respondents who are not committed voters.
Canada (n=780 committed voters)
Conservative 34.3% (+0.5)
Liberal 27.6% (-1.4)
NDP 27.1% (-0.1)
Green 4.7% (+1.0)
BQ 4.6% (-0.3)
*Undecided 21.9% (-0.8)
National Issue: What is your most important NATIONAL issue of concern? [Unprompted]
*The numbers in parentheses denote the change from November 15th, 2012 (n=1,004).
Jobs/economy 22.4% (-2.2)
Healthcare 14.8% (-1.2)
The environment 7.9% (+1.0)
Debt/deficit 4.6% (-0.4)
Politicians/government 4.1% (+4.1)
Unsure 16.3% (-0.7)
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