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Voting Intentions for the National Assembly: the Latest Evidence

Posted on April 28, 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

Given the snap general election called last week, attention on the findings from our latest Welsh Political Barometer poll has understandably focussed on the – rather sensational – results about general election voting intention that the poll produced. However, the Barometer has continued to enquire about voting intentions at the devolved level, and this post
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The New Welsh Political Barometer Poll: Other General Election Findings

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

The Welsh Political Barometer poll, published on Monday, certainly generated lots of interest. Not only was there extensive national and even international press coverage of the general election voting figures; at times on Tuesday it felt like I had spoken to every broadcast media outlet in the UK except for CBeebies… The good news is
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Briefing on the Local Elections

Posted on April 26, 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

Yesterday morning I joined my friends John Curtice, Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher to present at the Political Studies Association’s media briefing on next week’s local elections. While the local elections have rather been overtaken by events, they still matter for the control of councils on Wales. Below is the text of what I presented:
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The First Welsh Poll of the General Election

Posted on April 24, 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

Something extraordinary could be about to happen. Wales is on the brink of an electoral earthquake. The Conservatives appear to be on course to win the majority of Welsh parliamentary seats for the first time in the democratic era, while Labour faces losing a general election in Wales for the first time since 1918. These
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