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Poll of Ontario Voters conducted by Research Co.

- June 8, 2018

People choose a party based on different factors. Thinking about your vote in the provincial election, how important was each of the
following factors to you? Please rank these factors from 1, for the “most important” to you, to 6 for the “least important” to you.

VOTE IN 2018 PROVINCIAL ELECTION
Ontario Voters Liberal Prog. Cons. NDP
1 22% 22% 25% 22%
2 17% 19% 10% 25%
3 14% 14% 11% 18%
The party's leader
4 18% 12% 20% 20%
5 15% 21% 15% 9%
6 13% 11% 20% 6%
1 10% 20% 7% 10%
2 12% 11% 16% 8%
3 14% 24% 12% 12%
The party's candidate in your riding
4 16% 22% 14% 13%
5 29% 15% 32% 34%
6 18% 8% 19% 22%
1 38% 44% 34% 39%
2 21% 24% 19% 21%
3 17% 12% 20% 15%
The party's ideas and policies
4 13% 16% 17% 8%
5 5% 2% 5% 8%
6 6% 2% 5% 10%
1 5% 5% 7% 2%
2 17% 28% 16% 12%
3 26% 29% 23% 29%
Desire for stability
4 23% 24% 23% 20%
5 17% 7% 21% 18%
6 13% 6% 9% 19%
1 15% 6% 19% 13%
2 22% 10% 25% 24%
3 16% 6% 22% 14%
Desire for change
4 16% 18% 10% 22%
5 18% 28% 17% 16%
6 13% 33% 8% 11%
1 12% 5% 10% 15%
2 12% 8% 14% 11%
3 12% 14% 12% 12%
Disgust with other contending candidates
4 14% 8% 15% 16%
5 15% 26% 11% 15%
6 36% 38% 39% 30%
Poll of Ontario Voters conducted by Research Co. - June 8, 2018

There was a lot of talk about “strategic voting”, which is defined as voting for the candidate in your riding who has the
best chance of defeating a party you dislike, even if the candidate you vote for is not your first preference. Thinking
about this, did you “vote strategically” in this election?

VOTE IN 2018 PROVINCIAL ELECTION
Ontario Voters Liberal Prog. Cons. NDP
Yes, I voted strategically 45% 41% 41% 55%
No, I did not vote strategically 55% 59% 59% 45%
Poll of Ontario Voters conducted by Research Co. - June 8, 2018

All things considered, do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?

VOTE IN 2018 PROVINCIAL ELECTION
Ontario Voters Liberal Prog. Cons. NDP
Strongly agree 52% 13% 79% 49%
Moderately agree 25% 20% 15% 43%
It is time for a change of government in Ontario Moderately disagree 9% 35% 3% 6%
Strongly disagree 4% 26% 1% 0%
Not sure 9% 6% 2% 2%

Strongly agree 16% 11% 29% 12%
Moderately agree 21% 16% 30% 20%
I would have voted PC with Patrick Brown as leader Moderately disagree 18% 14% 15% 22%
Strongly disagree 27% 46% 11% 41%
Not sure 19% 14% 15% 5%