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Altair said:Okay, I'll flip this to you then.
What do you think are going to be the major issues for those on the left under 35?
Remembering it was the young, left vote that abandoned the NDP, flocked to the liberals, and came out in numbers not seen in decades that propelled the Liberals into power, and assuming they remain just as engaged for 2019, what issues are going to be at the top of their list?
As stated above, in the 18-35 there is a huge gap in perspective. For the 18-22 year old drug legalization may be their big driver when it comes to votes, but I'm willing to bet many 30-35 year old's are more worried about what is in their bank account at the end of the month. Add to the age differences the apparent disappointment on the left with the Liberals on the topics of pot and electoral reform, and you may see a split in left votes that leads to the Conservatives taking power again.
I know your question wasn't directed at me but, I think the carbon tax, the economy, potential losses in Mali, and Canada-USA relations will be the big issues next election. I don't think pot will even be brought up, once that genie is out of the bottle there is no putting in back in that isn't costly in both money and political capital.