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In the next election, Canada’s Northern citizens will have a choice – Harper’s wrong-headed plan to militarize our Northern border, or Jack Layton’s vision to protect the culture and communities of Canada’s North.
Votes from victory in Conservative Nunavut.
Conservative ridings in B.C. where the NDP sits in second.
NDP’s Linda Duncan’s popular vote in Edmonton-Strathcona – the only non-Conservative in Harper’s Fortress Alberta.
Separating the NDP from victory in Conservative seat of Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar.
PLAN TO SEND
2% 17 3%
NDP second place finishes in Conservative ridings in Manitoba
Separating the NDP from victory in Conservative South Shore Saint Margaret.
New Democrat MPs elected in Ontario - a historic result.
Separating the NDP from victory in Gatineau.
BATTLEGROUND BRITISH COLUMBIA
In B.C., Jack Layton is the alternative to Stephen Harper. With British Columbians angry over Harper’s HST tax hike and his unwillingness to take on the big polluters, B.C. is shaping up to be at the forefront of an NDP breakthrough.
The word is out – in Alberta, you vote NDP to defeat Conservatives. And with star NDP candidates like respected aboriginal leader Lewis Cardinal in Edmonton-Centre, Harper is right to be nervous.
In 2008, the NDP was second place in all but one Conservative seat. And with everyday people fed up over Harper’s failed old policies, Jack Layton is well-established as the only voice for real change in Saskatchewan.
The imminent by-election in Winnipeg-North marks the unofficial launch of the next election. Harper is desperate to steal this NDP seat. But if the NDP can match Harper’s big-money campaign, we can put the brakes on Harper’s momentum in the key preelection period. WHO CAN WITHSTAND THE CONSERVATIVE ASSAULT?
Anger over Harper’s HST tax hike and his total inaction on Ontario’s manufacturing jobs crisis have opened up opportunities to defeat Conservatives in key ridings like Oshawa.
Thomas Mulcair’s 2008 win in Outremont was the first for the NDP in a general election. And close second place finishes in Gatineau, Westmount and then Hochelaga show that Quebeckers are looking to Jack Layton – not Stephen Harper - for real change.
In 2008, Jack Harris delivered a key NDP breakthrough in Newfoundland. A year later Darrell Dexter’s NDP swept to power in Nova Scotia. On the cusp of the next federal vote, Atlantic families are turning to NDP leadership that’s on their side.
WHERE DO CANADIANS TURN FOR LEADERSHIP?
Leader approval ratings, Angus Reid, March 2010
WHO IS ON THE MOVE?
% growth since 2004
Net seats lost to Conservatives since 2004