Hill Times Article: Expectations gap creates same risks for Liberals in Canada as it did for Democrats in the U.S.

by Greg Lyle, President – Innovative Research Group; Originally published in the Hill Times (click here) Voters who believe in the American dream and still have it in sight are a big part of how Donald Trump won in the U.S. And there are just as many of this type of voter in Canada as Read more about Hill Times Article: Expectations gap creates same risks for Liberals in Canada as it did for Democrats in the U.S.[…]

Les partis se préparent à lancer une nouvelle salve publicitaire

Le Devoir Alors que la campagne électorale entre dans son dernier droit avant l’élection du 19 octobre, les partis politiques se préparent à lancer de nouvelles salves publicitaires. Le chef conservateur Stephen Harper a pris une pause du terrain, mercredi, pour filmer de nouvelles publicités, tandis que les néodémocrates avaient déjà commencé à diffuser des Read more about Les partis se préparent à lancer une nouvelle salve publicitaire[…]

Politics This Morning Election 2015: Leaders head into homestretch before polls open

The Hill Times According to a new poll by Innovative Research Group, the Liberals are leading with 38 per cent of decided voters. The Conservatives hold 30 per cent while the NDP hold 22 per cent. The Green Party has six per cent nationally, and the Bloc Quebecois three per cent. The poll, which is Read more about Politics This Morning Election 2015: Leaders head into homestretch before polls open[…]

Analysis shows Conservative support weak in densely populated ridings

The Globe and Mail Pollster Greg Lyle agreed that the rural-urban divide was not always so marked. “Those patterns didn’t used to be as strong.” In other decades, people voted along other alignments, said Mr. Lyle, who runs Innovative Research Group. Protestants voted Conservative and Catholics voted Liberal, so Liberals would have strong showings in Read more about Analysis shows Conservative support weak in densely populated ridings[…]

What Does $1 Million Buy in an Election?

The Tyee In an email last week, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau asked for a million dollars.   As with countless other fundraising emails, he told supporters an important deadline was coming up at midnight, adding the money raised would help his party “grow our momentum” before “the biggest political rally in a generation.” 151008_TheTyee_What_Does_$1_Million_ Buy_in_an_Election.pdf

Battle for undecided voters heating up Time-for-a-change Tory?

North Shore News One group of undecideds is truly ambivalent and probably doesn’t care much about politics, said Greg Lyle, a pollster and political strategist with Innovative Research, who makes his home on the Sunshine Coast. “They’re not following it closely. When they say they have no opinion, they don’t have an opinion.” 151007_NorthShoreNews_Battle for Read more about Battle for undecided voters heating up Time-for-a-change Tory?[…]

Mulcair’s newest challenge? Perceptions

The Globe and Mail When Innovative Research Group surveyed approximately 2,800 randomly selected voters through an online panel in late July, just before the campaign started, 27 per cent said Mr. Mulcair was the leader who “represents positive change,” next to 20 per cent who chose Mr. Trudeau. By the time the same company put Read more about Mulcair’s newest challenge? Perceptions[…]

NDP, Liberals wage battle over redrawn B.C. ridings

The Globe and Mail Greg Lyle of the Innovative Research Group said his polling suggests the Liberals, who had just two seats in B.C. before the writ was dropped, are poised to make gains, especially in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland where the Conservatives are down 11 percentage points from the past election. “The Tories Read more about NDP, Liberals wage battle over redrawn B.C. ridings[…]

Toronto’s 905 suburbs turning into race between Tories and Liberals

The Globe and Mail “For a while there, the NDP was in the race in the 905, but they’ve dropped off significantly,” said pollster and political strategist Greg Lyle, president of Innovative Research Group. In the GTA suburbs, the NDP fell from from 32 per cent just before the campaign to 16 per cent in Read more about Toronto’s 905 suburbs turning into race between Tories and Liberals[…]