The Wildrose Party has had a rough ride for the past few days and it has lost the party some support in the polls. A THQ Poll conducted on 17 and 18 April shows that the Wildrose Party 2% support overall in Alberta, while the Progressive Conservatives gained 4%. The poll, which claims to be accurate + or - 2.8% polled 1425 people.
When respondents were asked if the Progressive Conservatives deserved to be re-elected, 51% of respondents said no, 28% said yes, while 21% were not sure.
With only a few day left and advance voting already in progress, the race will likely be tight, however it is unlikely that any party will get a clear majority.
Source: THQ Poll conducted 17 and 18 April.
Province Edmonton Calgary Rural
Wildrose 41% 27% 44% 48%
Progressive Conservative 33% 32% 36% 31%
NDP 11% 18% 5% 12%
Liberal 11% 19% 11% 5%
Alberta Party 3% 3% 3% 3%
51% of Albertans don't think the Progressive Conservatives deserve to be re-elected, with 28% saying they do. 21% are unsure