Edition #57 of Liberal Democrat Newswire came out last week, looking at why the TV debates will be on the wrong dates, who should you bet on to be next party leader and more. … Read the full post »
Read my posts featuring Mike Smithson, polling expert and the founder of political betting website Political Betting.
Support for staying in the EU hits its highest levels for over 20 years. … Read the full post »
From IpsosMORI – the top ten most read political blogs amongst MPs. … Read the full post »
Mike Smithson has tweeted a timely reminder about how little attention most people pay to big political news… … Read the full post »
It’s up to the public to decide what factors will influence its votes. That’s democracy. … Read the full post »
So here are the facts as we know them about Danny Alexander and the Daily Telegraph’s allegations. … Read the full post »
A quick explanation for people who are new to pouring over the details of polls and, as several people have commented, are confused by the conflicting figures given for whether a party is up or down. … Read the full post »
It’s true that the Liberal Democrat share of the vote is more closely related to the Labour share than the Conservative share, but the different is not that great. … Read the full post »
Clifford Stoll’s main mistake was – at least with the advantage of hindsight – to take problems with the internet and not then seek out parallels in the non-internet world to see how people had already tackled such issues. … Read the full post »
As I blogged last month, The Voice is going to start rating the quality of the media’s coverage of opinion polls, which is often far from perfect:
There is progress, helped no doubt by the criticism from Anthony Wells and Mike Smithson, both of whom are respected by many of the relevant journalists.
However, there is still … Read the full post »