British Prime Minister Theresa May maintained her strong lead in opinion polls ahead of next month's national election, with one analyst saying she was on. Studies of election polls, in Britain and elsewhere, typically focus on the accuracy of the polls. This chapter does something quite new: it takes. European Parliament Election Vote Intention (Great Britain). Field work 22 May Data from: United Kingdom, Great Britain Results from: 35 polls.
European elections 2019: Brexit Party tops South East pollSee Roger Jowell et al.,. 'The British Election: The Failure of the Polls', Public Opinion Quarterly, 57 (), Page 9. Considered Opinions The. English: Graph of YouGov Polling data for the UK General Election from 6 April on. Deutsch: Meinungsumfrage-Ergebnisse von YouGov vor der britischen. The Greens achieved a % share, with the Conservatives and Labour polling % and % respectively. Mr Farage said: "Never.
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See also: Opinion polling for the Senedd election. See also: Red Wall British politics. The Independent. Retrieved 29 December The act specifies that future elections will be held on the first Thursday of May, every five years.
The Spectator. Retrieved 30 January The Constitution Unit. The seat and majority calculations are lifted directly from the UK Parliament swingometer.
Note : General Elections are scheduled to be held approximately every 5 years under the Fixed Term Parliaments Act FTPA , but it is possible for an early general election to take place.
We will refer to the election as if it were to take place 5 years after the last one unless it becomes clear that an early general election will happen.
Labour focused on health The Conservatives were unique in their focus on taxation Prior to the campaign, the Conservatives contracted New Zealand marketing agency Topham Guerin, which has been credited with helping Australia's Liberal—National Coalition unexpectedly win the Australian federal election.
The agency's social media approach is described as purposefully posting badly-designed social media material, which becomes viral and so is seen by a wider audience.
First Draft News released an analysis of Facebook ads posted by political parties between 1 and 4 December.
Channel 4 cancelled a debate scheduled for 24 November after Johnson would not agree to a head-to-head with Corbyn.
Johnson and Farage did not attend and were replaced on stage by ice sculptures with their party names written on them. Sky News was due to hold a three-way election debate on 28 November, inviting Johnson, Corbyn and Swinson.
Before candidate nominations closed, several planned candidates for Labour and for the Conservatives withdrew, principally because of past social media activity.
At least three Labour candidates and one Conservative candidate stood down, with two of the Labour candidates doing so following allegedly anti-Semitic remarks.
Major encouraged voters to vote tactically and to back former Conservative candidates instead of those put forward by the Conservative Party.
Floods hit parts of England from 7 to 18 November. Johnson was criticised for what some saw as his late response to the flooding   after he said they were not a national emergency.
The Conservatives banned Daily Mirror reporters from Johnson's campaign bus. On 27 November, Labour announced it had obtained leaked government documents; they said these showed that the Conservatives were in trade negotiations with the US over the NHS.
The Conservatives said Labour was peddling "conspiracy theories",  with Raab later suggesting this was evidence of Russian interference in the election.
A terrorist stabbing attack occurred in London on 29 November; owing to this, the political parties suspended campaigning in London for a time.
It was attended by 29 heads of state and heads of government , including Donald Trump. On 6 December, Labour announced it had obtained leaked government documents which they said showed that Johnson had misled the public about the Conservatives' Brexit deal with the EU , specifically regarding customs checks between Great Britain and Northern Ireland , which Johnson had said would not exist.
Ethnic minority and religious leaders and organisations made statements about the general election, with some people within the religious groups being keen to express that no one person or organisation represents the views of all the members of the faith.
Antisemitism in the Labour Party was persistently covered in the media in the lead up to the election. In his leader's interview with Jeremy Corbyn, Andrew Neil dedicated the first third of the minute programme entirely for discussion of Labour's relationship with the Jewish community.
The Muslim Council of Britain spokesman stated Islamophobia "is particularly acute in the Conservative Party" and that Conservatives treat it "with denial, dismissal and deceit".
The MCB specifically criticises those who "seek to stigmatise and undermine Muslims"; for example, by implying that Pakistanis "often used as a proxy for Muslims" "vote en bloc as directed by Imams ".
The Times of India reported that supporters of Narendra Modi 's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party BJP were actively campaigning for the Tories in 48 marginal seats,  and the Today programme reported that it had seen WhatsApp messages sent to Hindus across the country urging them to vote Conservative.
The party selected only one candidate of Indian descent to contest one of the party's 39 safest seats. Newspapers, organisations and individuals had endorsed parties or individual candidates for the election.
According to Loughborough University 's Centre for Research in Communication and Culture CRCC , media coverage of the first week of the campaign was dominated by the Conservatives and Labour, with the leaders of both parties being the most represented campaigners Johnson with In television coverage , Boris Johnson had a particularly high-profile Spokespeople from both parties were quoted near equally, with Conservative sources being the most prominent in both press and TV coverage in terms of frequency of appearance.
Sajid Javid and John McDonnell featured prominently during the first week because the economy was a top story for the media.
McDonnell had more coverage than Javid on both TV and in print. A large proportion of the newspaper coverage of Labour was negative.
Labour, meanwhile, had a negative score of , followed by the Brexit Party on In newspapers they received less coverage than the Brexit Party, whose leader Nigel Farage received nearly as much coverage Most of this coverage regarded the Brexit Party's proposed electoral pact with the Conservatives.
Of the 20 most prominent spokespeople in media coverage of the first week of the election period, five were women, with SNP leader and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon , in seventh place, the most featured.
Men spoke three times as much as women in TV coverage, and five times as much in newspaper coverage. The chart below depicts the results of opinion polls, mostly only of voters in Great Britain , conducted from the United Kingdom general election until the election.
The line plotted is the average of the last 15 polls and the larger circles at the end represent the actual results of the election. The graph shows that following Johnson's election in July, the Conservatives established a clear lead over Labour and simultaneously, support for the Brexit Party declined from its peak in summer The Spreadex columns below cover bets on the number of seats each party will win with the midpoint between asking and selling price.
The first-past-the-post system used in UK general elections means that the number of seats won is not directly related to vote share.
Thus, several approaches are used to convert polling data and other information into seat predictions. The table below lists some of the predictions.
Note: Elections etc does not add up to seats due to rounding; the Speaker is shown under "Others" and not "Labour"; majority figures assume all elected members take up their seats.
Note: The Speaker is shown under "Others" and not "Labour"; majority figures assume all elected members take up their seats.
The Conservative Party won a landslide victory securing seats out of , giving them an overall majority of 80 seats in the House of Commons.
They gained seats in several Labour Party strongholds in Northern England that were held by the party for decades, which had formed the ' red wall '.
The constituency of Bishop Auckland elected a Conservative MP for the first time in its year history. In the worst result for the party in 84 years,  Labour won seats, a loss of 60 compared to the previous election.
The Liberal Democrats won 11 seats, down 1, despite significantly increasing their share of the popular vote. Leader Jo Swinson lost her seat to Amy Callaghan of the SNP by votes, and was disqualified from continuing as Liberal Democrat leader, with a leadership election due in August The Conservatives won in England, advancing by 1.
The Conservatives lost 3. The SNP's leader Nicola Sturgeon described the result as a clear mandate to hold a new referendum for Scottish independence.
In Northern Ireland, nationalist political parties won more seats than unionist ones for the first time. The results have been attributed to leave supporting areas backing the Conservatives, the Conservatives broadening their appeal to working-class voters, and the Conservatives making gains in the Midlands and the North of England.
Voters cited Corbyn's leadership and Brexit as to why they either switched to the Conservatives or stayed at home. A YouGov post-election survey determined that the age over which a plurality of voters opted for the Conservatives was 39, down from 47 in the election.
In contrast to previous elections, the YouGov survey additionally found that a plurality of voters in the DE social grade — comprising the unemployed, state pensioners, and semi-skilled and unskilled workers — had opted for the Conservatives over Labour.
For the first time in both cases, the majority of elected Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs were female. Ipsos MORI polling after the election suggested the following demographic breakdown:.
YouGov polling after the election suggested the following demographic breakdown:. The election led to both Labour and the Liberal Democrats having leadership contests: the former as Corbyn resigned, the latter as Swinson failed to be elected as an MP.
The Labour leadership campaign was marked by conflicting analyses of what had gone wrong for the party in the general election. Successful Liberal Democrat MPs were critical in private of how the decision to support a policy of revoking Article 50 was arrived at and how it was communicated.
Some have also criticised the general election campaign for being "hubristic" with its initial defining message that Swinson could be the country's next Prime Minister.
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