TORONTO — With the 2021 federal election only two days away, it’s still a tight race between liberals and conservatives, according to the latest polling data from Nanos Research.
Night tracking data from the most recent Nanos Research, conducted for Granthshala News and The Globe and Mail and released on Saturday, shows that the two major teams are still jockeying for the top spot.
Polling shows that there was a slight drop in support for the Liberals, from 31.9 percent to 31.3 percent. The Conservatives saw a similar decline from 30.4 percent to 29.2 percent. The NDP stands at 20.9 per cent, up from 20.3 per cent the previous day.
Block Cubecoins also saw a slight increase, rising from 5.8 percent to 6.4 percent. Greens also saw a marginal increase, rising from 3.2 per cent to 3.9 per cent. There was a slight decline in PPC from 7.5 per cent to 7.3 per cent.
Of those who voted, 8.6 percent remained undecided.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau continues to top the list for most favored prime minister with 29.3 percent. Conservative leader Erin O’Toole is at 25.5 per cent and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh at 20.9 per cent for the preferred PM.
A national random telephone survey (land and cell-line sampling using live agents) of 1,200 Canadians is conducted by Nanos Research throughout the campaign over a three-day period. Each evening a new group of 400 eligible voters is interviewed. The daily tracking figures are based on a three-day rolling sample consisting of 1,200 interviews. To update the tracking, a new day of interview is added and the oldest day is removed. The margin of error for the survey of 1,200 respondents is ±2.8 percentage points, which is 19 times out of 20.
The respondent sample is stratified both geographically and by gender. Data can be weighted by age according to the 2016 Canadian Census data administered by Statistics Canada. Reported percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.