Survey on the Senate (CBC Power & Politics / Nanos survey completed June 11, 2013)
The latest numbers related to the Senate reveal that almost one half of Canadians (49%) would like to see the Senate reformed, followed by 41% who would like to see it abolished (six percent said it should be left unchanged).
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Between June 8th and 11th, 2013, Nanos Research conducted a random online survey of 1,000 Canadians 18 years and older. Participants were randomly recruited by telephone through the proprietary Nanos Crowdsource sample and administered a survey online. The statistics of a random sample of 1,000 Canadians are accurate to within 3.1 percentage points, plus or minus, 19 times out of 20.
Question: As you may know, in Canada there is a House of Commons that proposes legislation and a Senate which generally reviews legislation proposed and approved by the House of Commons. Which of the following possible paths forward would you prefer for the Senate? [ROTATE]
- Abolish the Senate 40.9%
- Reform the Senate 48.7%
- Leave the Senate as it is 6.3%
- Unsure 4.1%
For regional numbers please visit the Nanos website at www.nanosresearch.com.
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