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Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger Remains Country’s Least Popular

June 22, 2015 8:18 AM | News

Greg Selinger

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger speaks during opening ceremonies at the Assembly of First Nations Election in Winnipeg on December 9, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger remains the least popular premier in Canada, according to a new online survey by the Angus Reid Institute.

Selinger’s approval rating comes in at 23 percent, which is up from 17 percent in a similar survey released in December.

Premier Brad Wall of Saskatchewan remains the country’s most popular with a 61 percent approval rating.

Premier's Approval Rating - June 2015

Newly-elected Alberta Premier Rachel Notley came in at 53 percent as the second most popular in the survey.

The Angus Reid Institute analyzed the results of an online survey of 6291 Canadian adults in a randomized and representative sample of Angus Reid Forum panelists between May 26 and June 7, 2015. A probability sample of this size carries a margin of error of +/- 1.2%, 19 times out of 20.

Greg Selinger Approval Rating - June 2015