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Election 2017: How the Welsh Political Barometer Did

Posted on 14 June 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

On respect in which the 2017 general election was certainly not dull was the opinion polling in Wales. Our first two Welsh Political Barometer polls of the election showed clear Conservative leads; there was then a dramatic turnaround, with the final three polls indicating that Labour had a distinct advantage.   The opinion polls are
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The Election in Wales: Some Initial Thoughts

Posted on 9 June 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

Even in this extraordinary general election, the result in Wales almost defies belief. Recall that the first Welsh two polls of the campaign put the Conservatives on historically high levels of support, and apparently on course to transform electoral politics in Wales by capturing a long list of seats from Labour. Subsequent polls had shown
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Final Call: the last Welsh Poll of the campaign

Posted on 7 June 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

The final Welsh opinion poll of the 2017 general election shows Labour on course to maintain their long-standing dominance of electoral politics in Wales. It also shows the Conservatives on the brink of their highest vote share here for more than a century. Both Plaid Cymru and the Liberal Democrats, however, appear to be facing
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One Week To Go… The Latest Welsh Poll

Posted on 1 June 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

The revival in the fortunes of the Welsh Labour party is holding firm, while Plaid Cymru and the Liberal Democrats are on course for historically bad election results. These are the standout findings from the latest Welsh Political Barometer poll, which has measured where the parties stand with just one week to go in the
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