NDP feels it is closing the gap with Sask Party

The NDP believes it is gaining ground on the SaskParty Government, pointing to a new poll from “Insightrix”.

The NDP is very strong in Regina (59 percent) and Saskatoon (65 percent), and the party feels its making headway in the rural areas.

The poll shows support for the Sask Party provincewide at 51 percent, the NDP is at 45 percent, just six points behind.

“I think it shows that people are sick and tired of divisive, American-style politics,” said Official Opposition Leader Carla Beck in a statement. “People just want their elected leaders to focus on getting the basics right, like fixing healthcare or making life more affordable. We’re focused on delivering real results on the issues keeping Saskatchewan people up at night.”

The poll also has some insight into what issues people are concerned about in Saskatchewan.

The cost of living was the biggest concern, followed by healthcare. 

The issue of gender and pronouns in school was rated as a top issue by only 14 percent, and only 18 percent of those who said they were voting for the Sask Party said that policy was a top priority.

The poll was conducted October 4th to 6th, days after Scott Moe re-called the Legislature for debate on its gender and pronoun policy for schools in the province.

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