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POLITICO Pro Canada: Week 1 polling: Trudeau's horse-race advantage

Posted On: Sep 16, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

POLITICO Pro Canada: Week 1 polling: Trudeau's horse-race advantage

QUICK FIX - An analysis of several polls of the Canadian election reveals distinct advantages for the incumbent, Justin Trudeau. His Liberals draw important benefits in the way the vote is split between regions and parties. - A new POLITICO/Abacus Data poll that tracks campaign issues offers warning signs for both parties. Liberals have reason to fear, for instance, that voters back Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on what they call their No. 1 issue: the cost of living. That was before Scheer announced Sunday a new tax cut proposal. - There's new optimism about passing USMCA this year. Developments in the U.S. are reviving the new North American trade pact as a Canadian campaign issue. C'EST LUNDI - Welcome to POLITICO Pro Canada's morning newsletter. Send news tips and song requests for our Spotify playlist to apanetta politico.com,lgardner politico.com, and cboudreau politico.com, or on Twitter Alex Panetta , Gardner LM and ceboudreau. “I got the message and the message is clear/I really really...

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