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 »
Read my posts about internet polling firm YouGov, which is a member of the British Polling Council (BPC).
The firm was founded in 2000 and pioneered online political polling in the UK. To see how YouGov’s poll results compare with those from other pollsters, see Pollbase.
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 »
Interesting polling results from Redfield & Wilton, showing how wary the British public is of the US compared to other countries. … Read the full post »
I often talk about opinion poll data with guests on Never Mind The Bar Charts, so this time to talk about what we can read into the polls – and what we shouldn’t – I was joined by a pollster, YouGov’s Chris Curtis. We started off with discussing what a pollster actually does all day… … Read the full post »
It’s rapidly becoming conventional wisdom that their policy of Revoking Article 50 is unpopular and damaging the Liberal Democrats. But what does the evidence say? … Read the full post »
What to make of the Lib Dem general election so far, the MRP data and the number of Lib Dem leaflets? Liberal Democrat Newswire #132 has some of the answers. … Read the full post »
A standard rule of expertise is that the more you know about the topic, the more you are aware of the limitations of your knowledge. … Read the full post »
Ben Lauderdale is one of the smarts behind the YouGov MRP model this time and last time. Here’s what he said on Twitter… … Read the full post »
There’s an instructive detail in the latest poll from YouGov about the very different reactions of Remain and Leave voters to Jo Swinson during the general election. … Read the full post »
Following the Boris Johnson – Jeremy Corbyn TV election debate, YouGov carried out a super-quick poll of people who watched the debate to judge the winner. … Read the full post »