First time since the election they’re projected to win, with forecasts of sweeping Edmonton, taking 70% of Calgary, and gaining 7 seats elsewhere.
This is the third poll in a row where Alberta’s UCP don’t lead in support.
Nearly half of decided voters would vote for NDP right now, compared to only 2 in 5 for UCP. The first time since the election the NDP are ahead.
The UCP are spending over $6 million on 51 “sunshine list” staffers, compared to the NDP, who spent $3 million on 24.
An earlier version of this article misrepresented data from the 2020–2021 fiscal update.
NDP leading among young, female, urban, university-educated voters. UCP leading among older, male, rural, college-educated voters.
Some people are convinced that the UCP are guaranteed a win in 2023. Me? I’m not sold on that idea just yet.
What the media isn’t covering in their stories about the Taber Crown land auction
Recent measures announced by the provincial government are not designed to help workers. Very few workers will benefit from them.
The health minister is trying to suggest that Alberta is maintaining spending, assuaging fears that they’re making spending cuts to healthcare.