Do a politician's personal views matter?


A poll conducted by the Angus Reid Institute in partnership with Cardus examined what Canadian voters think of politicians' personal views on social issues. Only a third of Canadians trust leaders to leave their personal views out of decision-making.

Ray Pennings, Executive Vice President of Cardus, joins CBC's Power & Politics to discuss how voters view not just the religion of a political leader, but how that leader deals with their faith and their role. 

(Segment begins at the 1h20 mark)