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No cheers for minority gov

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I have a column in the other place today, in which I take issue with a couple of recent polls suggesting that Canadians are tired of minority government. I argue that the polls suggest no such thing: The number of people saying they want a majority has not changed since before the last election, and that number actually tracks quite closely the number of people willing to vote for a party that actually has a chance of forming a majority government.

The last graph is courtesy of colleague Kady O’Malley, whose blunt assessment of the latest EKOS poll stands as the definitive rebuttal.  Kady gets a month’s supply of Red Bull as payment.

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