Well he didn't really run on these policies in the first place, and guess what he only needed to get 40% to get his majority around where his policy approval is. Yet again a reason to reform the house. As it shows once again the only right wing party just needs to get the right wing vote to get a majority even though a majority didn't like the Conservative policies. Here is another interesting fact. A overwhelming majority support senate reform I wonder how much support house reform. The poll doesn't even mention abolishing the senate, but if people are interested in senate reform I don't know why they aren't interested in abolishing the senate.
On the issue of a merger I am glad to say that both our parties said No! by a huge margin might I add. 75% of NDP voters said no and 72% said no. A merger isn't happening. It seems Liberals want to keep the core centrist and fiscally responsible party.
The poll also found little support for a merger between the NDP and Liberal Party, an idea that re-surfaced after the Liberals lost official opposition status in the House of Commons.
Three-quarters of NDP polled and 72 per cent of Liberals said they oppose a merger between the two parties.Read more here