11 MAY BC ELECTION 2017: Podcast – Recap of Insanity

  On Tuesday, May 9, the BC Provincial Election delivered one of the most surprising results (yet to be resolved for a couple of weeks) - a minority government with the Greens holding the balance of power. During the writ period, experimenting with an online data collection platform (see previous posts) and IVR, Justason Marketing Intelligence, and ...

8 MAY: BC ELECTION 2017 – CLOSE CALL, AND MAYBE A FEW SURPRISES

The polls remain close on voter intentions, and there as still some gaps in societal expectations. The Lower Mainland is showing some growing strength for the NDP. BUT is it enough? With 44 seats required for a majority, and the number of Liberal safe seats factored in and southern and eastern parts of the province ...

5 MAY BC ELECTION 2017: Podcast – A Polling Perspective

  On Tuesday, May 9, we will know the result of the BC Provincial Election. During this writ period, experimenting with an online data collection platform (see previous posts), and now IVR, Justason Marketing Intelligence and zinc tank have teamed up to offer our insights on this Provincial Election.  So today, Barb and I got on the ...

1 MAY: SOCIAL CUE REINFORCES CLOSENESS OF BC ELECTION

Voters indicate that they believe their neighbours, by an edge, are now supporting the NDP. One of the challenges of polling in any election cycle is to first get behind the horse race numbers but also to get a sense of what voter turnout will be. Further, it is imperative that pollsters improve their ability to ...

30 APRIL: BC ELECTION TOO CLOSE TO CALL WITH OVER A WEEK TO GO

Things have tightened up, and the Liberals have eased ahead in key regions. The NDP remain strong in the City of Vancouver and Islands, while Liberals strong in rest of province. The two are in a dead heat in South/East (Rest of) BC. Some of the challenges of polling in any election cycle are to first get ...