NL: The Liberals lead in terms of voter support.

  • A majority remain satisfied with the performance of the provincial government led by Andrew Furey.
  • Andrew Furey remains most preferred as premier.

February 28, 2024:

A majority are satisfied with the overall performance of the provincial government led by Premier Andrew Furey, according to the latest survey by Narrative Research. Just over one-half of residents (52%, compared with 53% in November 2023) are satisfied, while just over four in ten (43%, compared with 39%) are dissatisfied.

The Liberals continue to lead in terms of voter support. If a provincial election were held today, more than four in ten (43%, compared with 44% in November 2023) decided voters would vote for the Liberals, while one-third would vote for the PCs (33%, compared with 38%). Support for the NDP has increased and stands at 23% (up from 16%).

Andrew Furey remains the preferred choice for Premier. One-third prefer Furey for premier (34%, compared with 35% in November 2023), while one-quarter prefer Tony Wakeham of the PC Party (23%, compared with 26%). Preference for NDP leader Jim Dinn as Premier stands at 19% (compared with 18%).

These results are part of Narrative Research’s Atlantic Quarterly®, an independent, quarterly telephone survey of Atlantic Canadians, and are drawn from a sample of 350 adult residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. The survey was conducted February 7-18, 2024, with overall results accurate to within ±5.2 percentage points, 95 out of 100 times. The results are weighted by region, age and gender to reflect the overall Newfoundland and Labrador adult population.

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Margaret Brigley, CEO, Narrative Research at 902.493.3830,

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