08 Dec 2014
PEI Liberals Maintain Lead Amidst Ghiz Resignation
HALIFAX: According to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc., the PEI Liberal Party has maintained its lead over other provincial parties despite the recent announcement that Robert Ghiz will be stepping down as Premier of Prince Edward Island. Specifically, one-half of residents support the Liberals this quarter (50%, compared with 48% in August 2014), while backing for the PCs stands at 23 percent (compared with 28%). Support for the NDP stands at 15 percent (compared with 16%), while support for the Green Party rests at 11 percent (compared with 7%). The number of Islanders who are undecided rests at 26 percent (compared with 25%), while five percent refuse to state a preference (compared with 8%), and four percent either support none of the parties or do not plan to vote (compared with 5%).