NDP shows signs of progress, inability to close
The NDP's voter coalition shifts as party gains in some important battlegrounds, drops in some traditional regions of support
The New Democrats went into the 2021 federal election campaign with a lot of optimism, in sharp contrast to where things appeared to be heading back in 2019.
At the outset of that campaign, the NDP’s poll numbers were trending down, the party had lost a number of incumbents and fundraising was lacklustre. Whether the NDP could maintain recognized party s…