Canada: New Democratic Party Could Get up to 30% in Next Election

In the next federal election, would you consider voting for the New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate in your riding?

Definitely / Probably consider 30%
Definitely / Probably not 56%

Which of these statements comes closest to your own point of view?

It is important to have NDP members of Parliament
in Ottawa, whether or not they can form the government
The NDP cannot form the government, so I feel
my vote should go to either of the two main parties

Do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Agree Disagree
Jack Layton would make a good
prime minister of Canada
37% 44%
I am uncomfortable with the NDP’s
relationship with labour unions
41% 36%
The NDP cares more about the
environment than any other federal party
45% 34%
NDP legislators act with honesty and
uphold the highest ethical standards
45% 33%

Source: Angus Reid Strategies
Methodology: Online interviews with a representative national sample of 1,088 Canadian adults, conducted on Jun. 12 and Jun. 13, 2007. Margin of error is 3.0 per cent.

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