Had support of 38.1% of decided voters, with Melanson, Rodriguez trailing
The poll gave her the support of 38.1 per cent of decided voters, outpacing her nearest rival, Dan Melanson, by almost 21 per cent. Melanson had support of 17.5 of decided voters, followed by former mayor John Rodriguez at 15.9 per cent, Ward 5 Coun. Ron Dupuis at 14.3 per cent, former mayor Jim Gordon – who, as of now, isn't running – got 11.1 per cent, followed by newcomer Jeff Huska at 3.2 per cent.
The picture is a little different when the undecided vote is factored in. The poll found 28.4 per cent of voters are still undecided, 27.3 per cent said they were leaning toward supporting Matichuk, 12.5 for Melanson, 11.4 for Rodriguez and 10.2 per cent for Dupuis.
Matichuk was the second choice of 21.6 per cent, followed by Rodriguez (17.6 per cent), Dupuis (15.7 per cent) and Melanson (11.8 per cent.)
The poll was a survey of 400 voters in Greater Sudbury conducted between May 15-18. The margin of error is plus or minus 4.9 per cent, 19 times out of 20.