Support for the federal Liberal party has climbed to 25 per cent during Bob Rae’s tenure as interim Liberal leader, according to a recent Forum Research poll. The same survey shows support for the ruling Conservatives has slipped to 35 per cent. NDP support sits at 28 per cent; the Bloc hold six per cent and the Greens four per cent. Forum president Lorne Bozinoff told The Star, “Bob Rae’s doing a good job of raising the Liberals’ profile,” whose net approval rating, according to the survey, is 24 points higher than Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s. The poll of 1,211 Canadians had a margin of error of 2.8 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.
Poll: Liberal support rising under Rae
Rae's net approval rating 24 points higher than Harper
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