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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

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


Is Jagmeet Singh the one to beat?

8/3/2017
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New fundraising numbers show Jagmeet Singh is running laps around his three rivals for the NDP leadership. Host Éric Grenier is joined by NDP insiders Sally Housser and Robin MacLachlan to discuss what the numbers mean.

Duration: 00:22:17


Lessons from the PC-Alliance merger

7/27/2017
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Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Ian Brodie, Stephen Harper's former chief of staff, to discuss what lessons Alberta's new United Conservative Party can learn from the 2003 PC-Alliance merger.

Duration: 00:24:38


What the Wildrose-PC merger vote means for Alberta politics

7/20/2017
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Alberta politics are at a crossroads as Wildrose and the Progressive Conservatives decide whether or not to merge. Host Éric Grenier is joined by pollster Janet Brown and the CBC's Kim Trynacity to discuss.

Duration: 00:21:55


The Pollcast: The story of Canada's first elections

7/13/2017
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As Canada celebrates its 150th year since Confederation, Pollcast host Éric Grenier is joined by Carleton University's Jon Pammett and Ryerson University's Patrice Dutil to discuss when Canadians first voted.

Duration: 00:36:47


How will B.C.'s political drama play out?

6/22/2017
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Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Richard Zussman to break down what is happening in B.C. politics and Shachi Kurl of the Angus Reid Institute to explain what British Columbians think about it.

Duration: 00:31:31


The Pollcast: A summer scorecard for all parties

6/14/2017
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As the House of Commons gets prepped for the summer recess, Eric Grenier is joined by Susan Delacourt of the Toronto Star and iPolitics, and Althia Raj of HuffPost Canada, to discuss the past session and what to look for going forward.

Duration: 00:32:10


Breaking down Andrew Scheer's Conservative leadership victory

5/31/2017
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Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to discuss the results of the Conservative leadership vote — and where the party goes from here.

Duration: 00:37:08


A last look at the Conservative leadership race

5/25/2017
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Host Éric Grenier is joined by Conservative insiders Tim Powers and Chad Rogers to breakdown the Conservative leadership race for the last time.

Duration: 00:33:29


Nova Scotia election heats up

5/19/2017
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Polls show the race tightening in Nova Scotia's provincial election, but did Thursday's leaders' debate shake things up? Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Jean Laroche to break it down.

Duration: 00:16:59

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