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Greens overtake Bloc; Tories at 39 per cent: Angus Reid

Angus Reid Strategies released results of a new poll suggesting that nationwide support for the Green Party has overtaken that for the Bloc Québécois.

When asked how they intended to vote: Conservatives claimed 39 per cent of the voters polled, Liberals 23 per cent, New Democrats 18 per cent, Green party 10 per cent and the Bloc 9 per cent.

The Reid Strategies poll, results of which were released Saturday, also found Stéphane Dion to be the only national leader with an approval rating below the 20 per cent mark. Stephen Harper’s approval rating had fallen to 36 per cent, and Jack Layton to 29 per cent.

Last week's big winner appeared to be Elizabeth May, whose approval rating soared to 25 per cent, up 7 points from the week before, according to the Reid Strategies poll.

For details, see Angus Reid Strategies.

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