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Poll Position: Majority Supports 2024 Olympic Bid

With the Pan Am Games at a close, Toronto now has to decide whether or not to submit a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.

“Do you support or oppose Toronto making a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games?”

Approve: 61%

Disapprove: 30%

Not Sure: 9%

Poll taken: July 27, 2015
Sample size: 755
Margin of Error: ±4.00%, 19 times out of 20
Methodology: Interactive voice response telephone survey
Conducted by: Forum Research

NOTES: A poll published yesterday by Forum Research shows that a majority of Torontonians approve of a potential bid for the city to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Among 755 respondents, 61 per cent approve the notion, 30 per cent disapprove, and 9 per cent are unsure or undecided.

The poll comes one day after the Pan Am Games closing ceremonies and a non-answer by Mayor John Tory on the subject.

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