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Nanos Poll – Tories lead by 12 points, NDP gaining
Although support for the Conservatives remains at 39.0%, the Liberals have trended down for the second night in succession and their support now stands at 26.7% nationally followed by the New Democrats at 22.1%, the BQ at 7.5% and the Green Party at 3.4%.

Cornwall - Apr. 21, 2011 - The Federal Election Campaign is now heading into the home stretch. The first week was filled with chatter about election debates and the parties began to roll out their election campaigns. Each day more election signs are popping up throughout Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry.

CTV News/Globe/Nanos announced their latest findings today. “The Tories continue to lead in regions west of the Ottawa River but NDP support has moved up in the wake of Layton's positive leadership scores. Although support for the Conservatives remains at 39.0%, the Liberals have trended down for the second night in succession and their support now stands at 26.7% nationally followed by the New Democrats at 22.1%, the BQ at 7.5% and the Green Party at 3.4%.”

The Conservatives lead in Ontario, the Prairies and British Columbia but there has been movement in the support of both the Liberals and New Democrats in BC. The Tories stand at 43.5% in BC, while the New Democrats are at 29.6%, the Liberals at 22.7% and the Greens at 4.0%

Canadians continue to identify party platform at their key vote driver 53.2% while party leader registered at the top driver among 20.7% of Canadians.

In the riding of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry, Conservative incumbent MP Guy Lauzon will seek a fourth term. He will be challenged by Cornwall City Councillor Bernadette Clement, who will run for the Liberals and the NDP will be lead by community activist Mario Leclerc. The Green Party has selected Cornwall business person Wyatt Walsh as its candidate. James Neal Donnelly has recently joined the race as the Libertarian candidate.

In the 2008 Federal Election, Lauzon defeated Liberal Denis Sabourin by 17,292. Canadians go to the polls on Monday May 2, 2011.


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