After a year of Brexit negotiations, Brexit progress and Brexit polling, public opinion has ended up pretty much where it started. … Read the full post »
Read about UK political opinion polls and related matters, especially how the different parties are doing in voting intention surveys.
For a full database of voting intention polls since their birth in the UK in 1943, see PollBase, the largest collection of voting intention polls.
Here are the latest general election voting intention figures from each of the polling firms currently running national surveys. … Read the full post »
With the end of another quarter, another update to PollBase, my database of British voting intention opinion polls since 1943 is now up. … Read the full post »
It’s one of many pieces of commonly used political jargon that most of the public has either not heard or or isn’t sure what it means. … Read the full post »
There is lots of interest tucked into just this one graph from No Turning Back: The 2019 General Election and the UK’s new electoral geography from the centre-right thinktank, Onward. … Read the full post »
The post-mortem into the performance of the polls at the 2019 Australian federal election was recently published. … Read the full post »
Data from YouGov’s political trackers shows there is currently greater support in the public for proportional representation (42%) than for the current electoral mechanism (33%). … Read the full post »
The Fulham West by-election 1938 was won for Labour by Edith Summerskill, taking the seat from the Conservatives by 52%-48% in the face of widespread predictions by pundits that the Tories would hold on. Why mention this? … Read the full post »
Assuming the figures are accurate (and ConHome’s leadership surveys seem to have been), this is a very striking finding about the modern state of the Conservative Party… … Read the full post »
After 2016, it’s understandable why media outlets are taking care to emphasise that even polls showing Joe Biden clearly ahead of Donald Trump… … Read the full post »