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The September Welsh Political Barometer Poll

Posted on 14 September 2020 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

After the dramatic political changes of recent times, our new Welsh Political Barometer poll shows relative stability in the fortunes of the main political parties. But it also points to the Senedd election next May being very much up for grabs. And our new poll has historically bad ratings for one party. After an April
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The Latest on the Party Leaders

Posted on 14 September 2020 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

You can read my discussion of what our new Welsh Political Barometer poll found about the party leaders here:
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The Electoral State of the Parties, 2: the Conservatives

Posted on 13 September 2020 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

For the second in this short series of pieces looking at the current standing and electoral prospects of the major political parties in Wales, I turn to the Conservatives. To say that the Welsh Conservatives experienced mixed fortunes during 2019 would be a good contender for under-statement of the decade. Many might have forgotten that,
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The Electoral State of the Parties, 1: Labour

Posted on 31 August 2020 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

For the majority of the lifetime of this blog, I have used this point in the political calendar – the return after the summer recess – to assess the current electoral standing of the main parties in Wales. Over the next couple of weeks, I intend to revive this custom, and address a single, simple
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