Greens tie Liberals for first on Vancouver Island


A new Mainstreet/Postmedia poll indicates a big jump in popularity for the B.C. Greens. The BC Greens are sitting at 19%, which is a 6% jump from two weeks ago among decided and leaning voters.

They continued to gain and are now tied with the B.C. Liberals on Vancouver Island for first place. 

It’s another week of growth for the Greens this week said Quito Maggi, President of Mainstreet Research. But many questions remain as to whether voters will actually vote for the Green Party at the ballot box. Only 35% of Green Party Voters say their vote is locked in 45% of Green Voters say they may change their mind."

In the rest of the province, it's a close race between the BC NDP and BC Liberals with the May 9th election looming. 

The Strength of the B.C. Liberal vote is strongest at 73% followed by that of the BC NDP at 64%.

The Mainstreet/Postmedia poll has a margin of error of +/- 2.41 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.

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