This study is an Ipsos Canada exit survey of the 41st Canada General Election, performed on May 2, 2011. An online survey tool was used to examine voter attitudes and preferences in the 41st Canada General Election. Respondents provided information regarding their government and party leader preferences as well as priorities for the next government. Respondents were als asked specific questions on minority and coalition governments; support for a merger of the Liberal Party and the NDP; as well as their opinions on the long-gun registry, the death penalty, same-sex marriage, and proportional representation. As well, respondents were queried on their news-reading and news-sharing habits with traditional, online, and social media.
This study has a sample of 39,261 respondents.