The Gallant Liberals Maintain Support With Some Losses

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:56 PM

Premier Brian Gallant and the Liberals are still the party to beat this fall but they have lost support since November.     The numbers come from a new Corporate Research Associates poll.

The New Brunswick Liberal party has 43 per cent of decided voters compared to 47 per cent last November and 51 per cent in February of 2017.

The PC party and the NDP see increased support at 30 per cent and 13 per cent respectively.  

The Greens are stable this quarter at 11 per cent while three per cent of voters back the People's Alliance party.

Premier Brian Gallant has 32 per cent support compared to 19 per cent for PC leader Blaine Higgs.

Support for Green Party leader David Coon has increased to 12 per cent.

NDP leader Jennifer McKenzie has 8 per cent support which is unchanged and support for Kris Austin of the People's Alliance has increased to 5 per cent from 3 last fall.

800 New Brunswick adults were surveyed between February 1st and March 3rd.

The overall results of the poll are accurate to within 3.5 percentage points, 95 out of 100 times.