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Premier’s Approval Drops

Posted August 5th, 2016 in Alberta Politics, Calgary, Edmonton, Media Release, MetroNews, News by Marc Henry

ThinkHQ/Metro News Poll


Premier Notley’s personal approval has dipped to its lowest point since the 2015 election, as found by a recent ThinkHQ/Metro News Poll:



  • Notley’s approval is now at 37% (17% strongly, 20% somewhat) vs. 54% disapproval (41% strongly, 13% somewhat), representing a 7 percentage point drop since late May


  • With 51% approval, the Premier’s ratings are still strong in Edmonton


  • Almost 1/4 (24%) of 2015 NDP voters now disapprove of the Premier’s performance



Other Provincial Leader’s Ratings:


  • Brian Jean (Wildrose): 45% approve vs. 36% disapprove


  • Ric McIver (PC): 30% approve vs. 43% disapprove


  • David Swann (Liberal): 26% approve vs. 35% disapprove


  • Greg Clark (Alberta Party): 23% approve vs. 27% disapprove – 1/2 (50%) unable to rate



Click the link to view detailed findings and methodology: Metro Poll – Provincial Leader Approval August 2016


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