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The election didn't spring up as many surprises as we all thought - the expenses scandal's effect was minimal
I do happen to be a member of a political party but I would like to make sure this blog is exempt from partisan politics of any kind. This site is for non-partisan political discussion of voting behaviour. I welcome new users, but please DO NOT comment in a party political way. All posts are [...]
Perhaps more worrying figure of this poll is the 41% of people who said they "don't know"
ICM have released their first poll since the election and the figures are : Conservatives 39 (+1) Labour 32 (-1) Liberal Democrats 21 (nc) Why? the Tories are possibly up 1 point because they are in Government and are now starting to get to work on cutting the defecit. Possible explanations for Labour being down [...]
So ComRes, who teamed up with ITV for the General Election have released a poll. The figures translate as follows: Conservatives 37 (-1) Labour 33 (-1) Liberal Democrats 21 (nc) Why? It is hard to say at this point why Labour and the Conservatives are down 1, this was before Wednesday’s PMQ’s (Cameron’s first as [...]
The Herald has published the latest voting intentions from Scotland. Note the Holyrood Constituency vote is as follows; Conservatives 13 (nc) Labour 45 (+8) Liberal Democrats 11 (-1) SNP 29 (-6) and the regional vote stands at Conservatives 12 (nc) Labour 41 (+4) Liberal Democrats 12 (nc) SNP 28 (-2) Why? Remember the strong support [...]
There is a new poll out from YouGov / Sunday Times. The figures are the following: Conservatives 40 (+1) Labour 32 (nc) Liberal Democrats 18 (-3) Why? It’s hard to say why the Lib Dems are down 3 points and the Tories are up 1. One could point to David Laws resignation. Also, the fact [...]