Mr. McGuinty’s lowest support levels were found in rural areas — with just 17% of those polled indicating the premier would get their vote — while Mr. Hudak boasts 45% of support in the same regions. Mr. Horwath placed second in rural areas, with 25% of voters swaying toward the NDP.
By Bradley Bouzane National Post
OTTAWA — Ontario appears poised for a changing of the guard when the next provincial election takes place, with a new poll suggesting the Progressive Conservatives have expanded their lead to unseat Premier Dalton McGuinty’s Liberals.
According to the exclusive Ipsos Reid poll, the PCs — led by Tim Hudak — have the support of 40% of decided voters, up two points from the start of the year. The Liberals, meanwhile have dropped one point in that time and currently have the support of 34% of decided Ontarians. Read entire article here