Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Montreal Mayor's Popularity Dips, But Still Favoured Over Rival: Poll

Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay in a CTV file photo.

From The CBC:

Despite a spate of scandals plaguing city hall, Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay would win another election if one were held now, a new poll published Monday suggests.

Tremblay would earn as much as 26 per cent of the popular vote — five points more than his main rival at city hall, opposition leader Benoit Labonté, according to the Angus Reid-Stratégies-La Presse poll.

But general confidence in the mayor has dropped among 57 per cent of Montrealers polled.

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