Polling

Podcast special: polls and personal attacks

9 April 2015 23:58

With 28 days to go, is the momentum beginning to move towards Labour? In this View from 22 podcast special, Fraser…

Three new polls put Labour ahead

9 April 2015 20:44

Three new polls out today have put Labour ahead of the Tories. At a time when the Conservatives are firing…

Campaign kick-off: 28 days to go

9 April 2015 9:56

Trident is set to be the big issue today — but the fight isn’t just about policy. Several newspapers have…

Ukip may be slipping in the polls but it will still have a big impact on the election

7 April 2015 18:10

Is the Ukip bandwagon slowing down? Today’s Sun reports that Ukip has lost a quarter of its voters since November, from an…

A shocking Scottish opinion poll reveals that Labour aren’t dead yet

1 April 2015 10:51

When is a disaster also a miracle? When it allows Scottish Labour to simultaneously endure its worst result since 1931 and…

Two more polls suggest Ed Miliband’s ‘Paxo bounce’ is sliding away

30 March 2015 23:56

Ed Miliband’s so-called ‘Paxo bounce’ in the opinion polls is ebbing away. The polls out this evening have the Conservatives either…

First poll of the campaign puts the Tories four points ahead

30 March 2015 13:56

And we’re off! Today is the first day of the proper general election campaign and the rollercoaster of polls continues.…

Still no lead: Tories and Labour tied in two new polls

23 March 2015 23:51

Two polls out today have the Conservatives and Labour neck and neck, while another has Labour ahead by two points. Lord…

Another poll suggests Labour wipeout in Scotland

23 March 2015 12:14

Will the SNP eviscerate Scottish Labour? A new poll from the Guardian/ICM today suggests once again that the SNP is…

Could the Tories do a deal with the SNP? (Yes they could)

23 March 2015 11:50

We have been here before, you know. Seven years ago Alex Salmond looked forward to the prospect of a hung…

Tories ahead again in first post-Budget poll 

19 March 2015 23:55

The Tories have pushed ahead of Labour again after George Osborne’s successful Budget. In tonight’s poll from YouGov/The Sun, the…

Cameron’s reputation takes a knock over TV debates — but will it affect how people vote?

11 March 2015 18:11

Do voters care about David Cameron’s decision to avoid some of the TV debates? A new poll from ComRes/ITV News out today…

David Cameron wants to party like it’s 2011

11 March 2015 10:50

This was a landmark week in this long election campaign. It was the first this year in which two pollsters…

Tories ahead by four points, according to two pollsters

10 March 2015 8:34

Are the polls beginning to swing consistently towards the Conservatives? Two polls out yesterday have the Tories ahead by four points. In its latest poll…

New Ashcroft polling points to Labour/SNP bloodbath

4 March 2015 20:45

Has the SNP threat to Labour in Scotland abated? Not yet according to Lord Ashcroft, who has released his latest…

Night of the long claymores: the SNP are poised for a historic, momentous, victory.

4 March 2015 19:16

The latest Scottish polling conducted by Lord Ashcroft is another reminder, should you still need it, that this year’s election…

Two polls put the Tories ahead while the Lib Dems hit a 25 year low

4 March 2015 9:26

Are the Conservatives beginning to pull ahead of Labour? Two polls out this week suggest this might be the case.…

Nigel Farage now polling first place in South Thanet

27 February 2015 15:39

Is Nigel Farage having any more luck in South Thanet? According to a new poll from Survation on the eve of Ukip’s…

Ukip is the most trusted party on controlling immigration

26 February 2015 14:17

Which party does the public trust the most to control immigration? ComRes/ITV News have released a new poll revealing it’s not the…

The Tories need to put Boris front and centre of the campaign — the numbers prove it

25 February 2015 15:46

Have you seen Boris Johnson? The Mayor of London has been surprisingly absent from the Conservatives’ floundering campaign so far.…