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Archive of posts published in the tag: YouGov

2017 General Election: The things I got wrong

I think it’s important, both as an academic and a politician, to look back at things and see where you went wrong in the hope you won’t make the same mistakes the next time around. It’s important to get rid of all those…

2017 General Election Diary Day 43: And now it gets interesting

You know when you’re trying to think of a way to describe how things are going in the election as things turn a little weird and then someone hits the perfect metaphor? That: Chris, this is not the time for sober analysis. This…

2015 General Election Day 24: Breaking the silence

I’m going to break one of my rules for these election blog posts today to talk about a poll. However, this one isn’t a voting intention poll, so I won’t be having to write ‘variations within the margin of error’ too many times.…

On political stereotypes and Doctor Who

YouGov have done a survey asking people their opinions about Doctor Who and what characteristics they want to see in the next Doctor. As politics and Doctor Who are two of this blog’s continuing obsessions, I couldn’t resist writing about it – and…

If I can’t change your mind

Now here’s something interesting in the data for the latest YouGov poll. Not the headline figures – Conservatives 33%, Labour 30%, Liberal Democrats 29% – but a question asking people whether they might change their vote. 63% said they’d pretty much made up…

No, I don’t know what the hourly rate is

A few months after Matt managed it, I’ve now managed to get my YouGov account over £50, which means I should be getting my first cheque from them soon. If I rememer when I started doing surveys there correctly, expect the next post…