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Lethbridge College Poll: Huge federal Conservative support across Alberta

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With just a few days left in this federal election campaign, a new poll from Lethbridge College shows heavy support for the Conservatives here in Alberta.

The latest numbers aren’t surprising given what other national polls have indicated as well as the history of federal voter intentions in this province.

The Lethbridge College poll shows 64% of decided Alberta voters support Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives .

Here in southern Alberta, that number is 62%.

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No federal party even comes close to that level of support. The Liberals are second at a very distant 17.9%

Support across Alberta for the federal Conservatives is equally strong among both men and women at 64.9% and 63.3% respectively.

Lethbridge College’s Citizen Society Research Lab surveyed 953 adult Albertans by phone the week of October 5th.

The federal election takes place October 21st.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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