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The CBC Election Pollcast

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The CBC Election Pollcast, hosted by CBC poll analyst and ThreeHundredEight.com founder Éric Grenier, explores the world of political polls, their influence on the media, and the trends they are showing.

The CBC Election Pollcast, hosted by CBC poll analyst and ThreeHundredEight.com founder Éric Grenier, explores the world of political polls, their influence on the media, and the trends they are showing.
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Toronto, Ontario

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The CBC Election Pollcast, hosted by CBC poll analyst and ThreeHundredEight.com founder Éric Grenier, explores the world of political polls, their influence on the media, and the trends they are showing.

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@CBCNews

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English


Episodes

Reading the byelection tea leaves

12/12/2017
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What do Monday's byelection results mean for Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh? Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Aaron Wherry to break it down.

Duration: 00:22:02


The Pollcast: Can the federal Greens tap into provincial momentum?

12/7/2017
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The Greens have doubled their provincial representation in 2017 and hold the balance of power in B.C., but can the federal party take advantage of this success? Green Party Leader Elizabeth May joins Pollcast Éric Grenier to discuss.

Duration: 00:18:49


6 months of Andrew Scheer

11/30/2017
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After six months as leader of the Conservative Party, how is Andrew Scheer doing? Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Chad Rogers and Tim Powers to give their assessment.

Duration: 00:28:07


Debating leaders' debates

11/23/2017
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How should federal leaders' debates be organized? It's a complicated question, and the CBC's Aaron Wherry joins Pollcast host Éric Grenier to break it down.

Duration: 00:23:39


Are the Democrats mounting a comeback?

11/17/2017
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After a series of election wins and the potential for an upset in Alabama, are the Democrats poised for a comeback? The CBC's Keith Boag joins the podcast to discuss.

Duration: 00:15:52


Byelections, byelections, byelections!

11/9/2017
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Four federal byelections will be held on Dec. 11. But they might not be the only ones on the horizon. Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Catherine Cullen and Joël-Denis Bellavance of La Presse to discuss.

Duration: 00:18:41


The Pollcast: State of the polls with 2 years to go

11/2/2017
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At the two-year mark of Justin Trudeau's Liberal government, Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Nick Gamache to discuss the latest numbers from the Poll Tracker and how it works.

Duration: 00:35:20


The Pollcast: 3 leaderships

10/26/2017
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Pollcast host Éric Grenier looks at three provincial leadership races with Kim Trynacity in Alberta, Kerry Campbell in PEI, and Cameron MacIntosh in Manitoba.

Duration: 00:31:17


What to watch in Monday's federal byelections

10/19/2017
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Four parties are in the running to win the byelection in Lac-Saint-Jean. Who has the best shot? Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Nick Gamache and Radio-Canada's Louis Blouin to discuss.

Duration: 00:17:40


The Pollcast: Quebec's electoral countdown begins

10/12/2017
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Quebeckers go to the polls in one year and Pollcast host Eric Grenier is joined by Christian Bourque of Léger to break down the province's political landscape.

Duration: 00:23:30


How Jagmeet Singh won the NDP leadership

10/2/2017
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Éric Grenier and the CBC's Nick Gamache look at how Jagmeet Singh pulled off a surprise on Sunday by winning the NDP leadership on the first ballot.

Duration: 00:29:30


Special podcast: Jagmeet Singh becomes the leader of the NDP

10/1/2017
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The House’s Chris Hall and the Pollcast’s Eric Grenier are joined by NDP insider Kathleen Monk and CBC Ottawa bureau chief to discuss how Jagmeet Singh managed to get enough votes on the first ballot to become the leader of the federal NDP.

Duration: 00:18:02


The Pollcast: What to watch for in Sunday's NDP leadership vote

9/28/2017
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The results of the first round of voting for the NDP leadership will be announced Sunday, but will there have to be a second round? NDP insider Karl Bélanger joins us to break it down.

Duration: 00:20:10


The Pollcast: What to watch in the German election

9/21/2017
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One of the world's largest economies goes to the polls on Sunday. Podcast host Eric Grenier is joined by Gerd Braune, German newspaper correspondent in the Ottawa press gallery, to break it down.

Duration: 00:21:50


The Pollcast: The race to lead Manitoba's NDP

9/14/2017
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The Manitoba NDP will choose its new leader on Saturday, ending a rancorous leadership race that might have an impact on the federal campaign. Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Cameron MacIntosh to discuss.

Duration: 00:21:20


Parliament's summer break is about to end - what next?

9/7/2017
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With Parliament returning after the summer recess, how are the parties doing in the polls and how are they prepping for the return to work? Pollcast host Eric Grenier is joined by Kady O'Malley and Nick Gamache to discuss.

Duration: 00:25:19


New members, old problems in NDP leadership race

8/31/2017
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New figures show the NDP has tripled its membership since March, but the apparent enthusiasm for the party's leadership race comes as candidates grapple with a thorny issue — the niqab.

Duration: 00:24:16


Can Kathleen Wynne stage a comeback in 2018?

8/24/2017
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In a little more than nine months, Ontario will go to the polls — and it is setting up to be a tough fight for Premier Kathleen Wynne. Éric Grenier is joined by the Toronto Star's Robert Benzie to break down Ontario's political scene.

Duration: 00:21:21


Saskatchewan's shifting political landscape

8/17/2017
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Regina Leader-Post columnist Murray Mandryk joins Pollcast host Eric Grenier to discuss Saskatchewan's latest political developments as two parties search for leaders.

Duration: 00:26:52


Donald Trump's drooping popularity and the 2018 midterms

8/10/2017
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Donald Trump's popularity has hit historic lows, but will it have an impact on his ability to govern and for the Republicans to hold on to Congress in 2018? FiveThirtyEight's Harry Enten joins Pollcast host Éric Grenier to break it down.

Duration: 00:16:38

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