The Conservative Party of Canada continues to trail the Liberal Party by 8% in terms of voter intent (38% to 30%). Conservative support remains unchanged from last month, while Liberal support decreased 4%. (Liberal voter intent was 42% while Conservative voter intent was 30% in September).
A sizeable gap (35%) exists in voter intent between John Tory (58%) and Doug Ford (23%). Tory’s voter intent has remained consistently high since June 2017, increasing by 4% (from 54% in June to 58% in October). Our most recent poll data further indicated that Tory’s lead over Ford in this category continued to widen from 25% in June to 35% in October.
the gap in voter intent between the provincial Liberals and Progressive Conservatives (PCs) continues to narrow. Ontarians’ voting intent for the PCs steadily decreased from 39% in July to 36% this month. The Liberals remained consistent in regard to voting intent with a variation of only 1% to 2% from July to October 2017.