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 »
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 »
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 »
It would be beyond ordinary people, but if you had all the resources of the Chinese or Russian state at your disposal? … 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 »
Forced to choose, four times as many Lib Dem voters would go for a Labour government headed by Keir Starmer than a Conservative one headed by Boris Johnson. … Read the full post »
The latest JL Partners poll includes a batch of questions looking at the overall reputation of the main British political parties. … Read the full post »
Professor Jane Green is co-director of the British Election Study, which is to British elections what Wisden is to cricket or Oxford is to dictionaries. … Read the full post »
Interesting polling results from Redfield & Wilton, showing how wary the British public is of the US compared to other countries. … Read the full post »