Sault Ste. Marie Liberal MP Terry Sheehan has lost his lead in the riding according to the latest projections from 338Canada.com
A new poll / projection issued Wednesday shows Spina jumping ahead – a major move considering the Conservatives were in third place just last week.
The drop in support for the Liberals has been nation-wide in the second week of the five week campaign with voters heading to the polls on September 20th.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the election in hopes of forming a majority government stating it was difficult to pass legislation with the current minority government status.
Liberals were strong at the beginning of the campaign with a majority almost certain as the Liberals had a firm lead. That lead has dwindled away over the last week.
Sonny Spina who is attempting to take the seat for a second time now sits at 31.7 % with Liberal Terry Sheehan slipping to 31.5% . NDP new comer, Marie Morin-Strom was comfortably in a tight second place position has now slipped to third with 29.7 %
338Canada.com now projects a 40% odds of winning for the Conservatives while Liberals have dropped to 38% locally.