Quebecers would support a coalition

Two in three say they're worried Conservatives may get a majority

Stephen Harper and the Conservatives may not like the idea, but Quebecers don’t have a problem with coalitions. According to a new CROP survey, 61 per cent of Quebecers are perfectly comfortable with a Liberal-NDP coalition forming government with the support of the Bloc Québécois. Moreover, Quebecers are notably more warm to the idea of a coalition than they are to the prospects of a Conservative majority. Two-thirds of Quebecers say the possibility of a Conservative majority worries them. The poll results follow a decision by the Bloc Québécois to amend the party’s program to allow it to “sustain a coalition of political parties.”

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