PEI Liberals remain the preferred party in the province despite their support being at the lowest point in thirteen years.
The most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates shows the governing Liberals with 37-percent support, the lowest it has been since February of 2004. That figure is also down 8-percentage points from 45% in August.
Meanwhile, the Progressive Conservatives have 28% support compared with 24% last time around. The Green Party has risen from 18 to 25% support while the NDP fell one point to 11 percent this quarter.
Green Party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker remains top dog, in terms of leader preference, with 33% support, followed by Premier Wade MacLauchlan with 27%, PC Leader James Aylward with 14%, and NDP Mike Redmond with 6 percent.
Four percent prefer none of the leaders and close to two in ten residents don’t offer an opinion on the matter.
With regards to government satisfaction, one-half of respondents are satisfied while 40% say they are dissatisfied. Eleven percent didn’t offer a definite opinion.
The survey was conducted from November 1st to 30th with 600 adults responding. Results are accurate to within ± four percentage points, 95 times out of 100.