Episode #5 - Soon may the Electionman come
Campaigns, official and unofficial, tour out east on this week's episode of The Writ
This week on The Writ podcast:
In the news
Nova Scotia’s election campaign rolls on, with a more gender-balanced and diverse slate of candidates.
Justin Trudeau and Erin O’Toole pay a visit to Atlantic Canada (separately, of course).
Update on the Green leadership situation, and a lesson learned.
Polls of the week
Léger, Ipsos, EKOS and Innovative: Four federal polls hit the wires after a dearth of data.
Mainstreet Research: The first numbers out of the Nova Scotia campaign are good for Iain Rankin’s Liberals.
Questions and answers
Do re-matches matter?
Does Derek Sloan matter?
Could the Green collapse hurt the Conservatives?
What’s the floor and ceiling for the Nova Scotia PCs and NDP?
The 1999 Nova Scotia provincial election.
Sources: The Halifax Herald and election-atlas.ca by J.P. Kirby.
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