John Tory would beat David Miller, Ipsos-Reid poll finds - Posted Toronto: "John Tory would beat David Miller, Ipsos-Reid poll finds
Posted: June 25, 2009, 7:15 AM by Rob Roberts
By Joseph Brean, National Post
Mayor David Miller’s support among Toronto voters has “plummeted” to the point where a majority disapprove of his performance, and he would lose in a race against possible challenger John Tory, a new poll shows.
The dismal poll numbers, which also suggest the incumbent, two-term mayor would lose to Deputy Premier George Smitherman, come as Mr. Miller struggles to contain the political fallout of a crippling strike of municipal workers.
But the collapse in Mr. Miller’s support -- from 69% four years ago to 43% today -- is not just an expression of frustration with the stopped garbage collection and closed public services."
An interesting read and primer for those that want to run in a political hot spots-;....Arrogance and complacency cannot offset the stench of bad management practises and the stench of a garabage strike . Pr