Canada Votes 2015: What our members say

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During the course of the election campaign, CFIB will be conducting regular surveys with our members to see how they are responding to election related news, events and priorities of the political parties.

Small business owners get ahead of the vote

According to a CFIB survey conducted October 13th to the 15th, more than one-quarter of small business owners have already voted at advance polls.

+Are you going to vote in this federal election? (% response)

+Compared to past federal elections, how does this election rank in terms of its importance to your business? (% response)
 

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+Has the election campaign influenced your vote? (% response)

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+Have you decided who you are going to vote for? (% response)

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Findings are based on 3,777 responses. Findings are statistically accurate to +/- 1.6 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.

Policy over personality: small business on the federal election

According to CFIB’s latest survey conducted October 5th to the 7th, small business owners are looking for substance over style when deciding which party will be getting their vote.

+When deciding which party to vote for in a federal election, which of the following most influences your choice? (% response)

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Source: CFIB, federal election survey No.2, 5,191 responses, October 2015.

+How much discussion has the federal election campaign generated in your workplace? (% response)

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Source: CFIB, federal election survey No.2, 5,191 responses, October 2015.

+Do you feel that your priorities as a business owner are being reflected in the federal election campaign? (% response)

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Source: CFIB, federal election survey No.2, 5,191 responses, October 2015.

+Do you watch the federal leaders’ debates? (% response)

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Source: CFIB, federal election survey No.2, 5,191 responses, October 2015.

+Do federal leaders’ debates influence your vote? (% response)

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Source: CFIB, federal election survey No.2, 5,191 responses, October 2015.

Findings are based on 5,191 responses. Findings are statistically accurate to +/- 1.4 percentage points 19 times out of 20.

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