Month: May 2014

Something For the Weekend…

Posted on 30 May 2014 by Professor Roger Scully

A couple of little gems here on the European election results. First, the Election Data Blog has produced a series of maps, showing the European election vote by area for each of the main parties (a category that still, just about, includes the Liberal Democrats). You can find them here: For the Welsh maps,
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So How Did We Do?

Posted on 29 May 2014 by Professor Roger Scully

  On several occasions this Blog has celebrated the creation of the Welsh Political Barometer, the polling collaboration between Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre, ITV-Cymru Wales, and YouGov. Providing regular polling in Wales can, I believe, better inform political debate and discussion. But a reasonable response to this might be that polls can only properly
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The Fabulous Mr d’Hondt

Posted on 22 May 2014 by Professor Roger Scully

To add to my European Election Primer of last week, this is a brief post to remind you how the four Welsh MEPs will be allocated after today’s election. The voting system used for the European Parliament elections in Britain (Northern Ireland uses STV) is regional, closed-list proportional representation. For a further explanation, see this
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Something to Look Forward To

Posted on 15 May 2014 by Professor Roger Scully

Next Monday will see publication of the main batch of results from the latest Welsh Political Barometer poll. These polls are being conducted by ITV-Wales, us in Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre, and the polling agency YouGov. Our collective aim is to ensure that regular political polling is conducted and published in Wales, thereby contributing
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