John Tory has a comfortable lead in the mayoral race, according to a new poll.
The Nanos Research survey for CTV News and the Globe and Mail shows Tory with 42 per cent support of decided voters. Rob Ford trails with 28 per cent, and Olivia Chow sits at 26 per cent. David Soknacki is far behind with 3 per cent support.
Breaking up the numbers based on parts of the city, Tory has strong support across the city except Etobicoke. Chow has strength in Old Toronto with 32 per cent support. Ford has 35 per cent support in both Etobicoke and Scarborough.
The poll also shows that 58 per cent of people think that Toronto's reputation has worsened over the past four years, while 21 per cent think it has remained the same and 17 per cent think it has improved.
More details from the poll will be released in the morning.
The survey was conducted between Aug 27th and 31st.