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.


The first by-election opinion poll got it right, whilst pundits got it wrong

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 »