Leadership remains a challenge for the Liberal Party, as Mr. Ignatieff’s favourability remains virtually unchanged from March. Today, 26% have a favourable view of Mr. Ignatieff, while twice that number (52%) hold an unfavourable view. In March, this split was 26%-51%.Just sayin'.
• Roughly the same amount of people holds an unfavourable view of the Prime Minister. In total, 51% said their view of Mr. Harper was unfavourable; however 42% have a favourable view of the Prime Minister, sixteen points higher than the number who feel the same about Mr. Ignatieff. In March, 41% had a favourable view of the Prime Minister, while 49% had an unfavourable one.
• Mr. Duceppe and Mr. Layton both have net positive ratings, while Ms. May has a net negative rating. In total 46% hold a favourable view of NDP leader Jack Layton, while 36% hold an unfavourable view. More than half (52%) of those in Quebec hold a favourable view of M. Duceppe, while 32% hold an unfavourable view of the BQ leader. Nationally, 28% have a favourable opinion of Green Party leaderElizabeth May, while 32% hold an unfavourable view.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
This might explain your non-majority polling numbers.