Read my posts featuring the work of political scientists and exit poll expert, Professor John Curtice.


Predicting the future: we didn’t turn Japanese (and the Japanese stopped being Japanese)

Shortly after the Conservative Party won its fourth general election in a row in 1992, a symposium met to consider the question of whether Britain – formerly a country with regularly rotating government between the two main parties – was turning into a political version of Japan. … Read the full post »


Understanding the polls: some guides

John Curtice had a useful piece in The Independent. The Nottingham election blog adds more insight with its piece. And then there’s my ten point guide plus a shorter related piece in the Guardian. Let me know if you’ve spotted any others and I’ll update this list.