Provincial Politics in New Brunswick – August 29, 2020

August 29, 2020


Web survey using computer-assisted Web interviewing (CAWI) technology.

Conducted from August 21-26, 2020 among 519 New Brunswickers, 18 years of age or older, who have the right to vote in New Brunswick, randomly recruited from LEO’s online panel.

Using data from the 2016 Census, the results were weighted according to age, gender, mother tongue, region, level of education and presence of children in the household in order to ensure a representative sample of the population.

For comparison purposes, a probability sample of 519 respondents would have a margin of error of ±4.3%, 19 times out of 20.

The research results presented here are in full compliance with the CRIC Public Opinion Research Standards and Disclosure Requirements.


  • If PROVINCIAL elections were held today, for which political party would you be most likely to vote? In the event a respondent had no opinion, the following prompting question was asked: Even if you have not yet made up your mind, for which of the following political parties would you be most likely to vote?
  • Is this your final choice or are you likely to change your mind?
  • Are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied with the New Brunswick government led by Blaine Higgs?
  • In your opinion, which provincial party leader would make the best premier of New Brunswick?
  • Which of the following issues is most important to you in the coming election campaign?
  • In your opinion, which of the following parties will win the elections on September 14th? Is it…

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