31 Aug 2016

Savage holds a commanding lead in mayoral race

HALIFAX, NS August 31, 2016: Mike Savage is the overall preferred choice for Mayor of the Halifax Regional Municipality, according to the most recent Urban Report Survey from Corporate Research Associates Inc.

Among those with a stated preference, 85 percent would support Mike Savage for Mayor, while 15 percent would support Lil MacPherson. Twenty-two percent are either undecided or do not offer an opinion on the matter, while six percent prefer neither candidate. Results are consistent across the Halifax region.

These results are part of the CRA Halifax Urban Report, an independent telephone survey of 400 Halifax CMA adult residents, 18 years or older. The survey was conducted from July 26 to August 6, 2016, and overall results are accurate to within ±4.9 percentage points, 95 out of 100 times.

Corporate Research Associates (CRA), www.cra.ca, is one of Canada’s leading public opinion and market research companies. Founded in 1978, CRA is dedicated to providing clients with state-of-the-art research and strategic consulting services. CRA is a Certified Gold Seal Member of the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA), which sets stringent standards as a condition of membership, and enforces those standards through independent audits. Follow us on Twitter @CRAInsight.

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