Sunday, October 17, 2010

Harper holds ground against Ignatieff as Layton recovers from gun divisions

Despite recent concerns over the Harper government’s transparency and a new health care proposal from the opposition, the federal voting intentions of Canadians were unmoved over the last two weeks, according to an analysis of recent polling data. While the New Democrats have regained some of the support that was lost over their stand on the long-gun registry, the Conservatives have maintained their five-point lead over Michael Ignatieff’s Liberals.

You can read the rest of my latest piece on The Globe & Mail website.

I found it interesting that the top line numbers were so relatively stable. The NDP is back, it appears, and it is the Liberals who've suffered.