SURVEY: United Conservative Party Leads NDP By Huge Margin, Kenney More Popular Than Notley

The UCP has recovered from an earlier dip in the polls.

The United Conservative Party has opened up a wide lead over the NDP, recovering from an earlier narrowing in the polls.

According to Mainstreet Research, the UCP has 52%, the NDP is at 32.5%, the Alberta Party is at 5.4%, the Liberals are at 4.8%, and the Greens are at 3.1%.

Jason Kenney is also far more popular than Rachel Notley.

Kenney has a net favourable rating of +9.8%, while Notley has a net negative rating of -12.7%.

40.7% view Kenney positively, while 30.9% view him negatively.

By contrast, 33.9% view Notley positively, while 46.6% view her negatively.

The UCP leads across Alberta. They’re at 49.6% in Calgary, 49.5% in Edmonton, and 58.2% in the rest of the province.

While Notley had received a temporary boost after being seen as advocating for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the NDP’s socialist tax and spend policies and support of the carbon tax are widely opposed by Albertans, and Jason Kenney has been pushing for the smaller government, pro-economic growth approach that is resonates strongly.

Spencer Fernando

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