Statistical tie in latest poll #elxn42

With less than 11 days until the votes are counted, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have the support of 36% of decided and leaning voters compared to 35% for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals.

Thomas Mulcair’s NDP, which topped the polls earlier in the campaign, has faded badly and now sits at 20%, according to the latest Mainstreet Research poll provided exclusively to Postmedia Network.

“The election really has come down to a two-horse race in the final stretch,” Mainstreet president Quito Maggi said.

Mainstreet surveyed 5,630 Canadians on Oct. 6 and 7 using interactive voice-response technology. The pollster says its results are accurate to within 1.31 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.


I predict a conservative majority come election day.

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