Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Professor of Political Science, Wales Governance Centre


Latest posts

The Electoral Record of Jeremy Corbyn’s Leadership: A Very Brief Summary

Posted on 14 December 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

I wrote this initially as a Twitter thread, but here it is all in one place. 2016: Worst ever Scottish devolved election result 2nd worst ever Welsh devolved election Decline in local elections (when the main opposition normally gains) 2017: Major decline in English local elections Major decline in Scottish local elections Slightly less large
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How Did the Welsh Political Barometer Perform in 2019?

Posted on 13 December 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

2019 was the third general election since the partnership of ITV-Wales, YouGov and Cardiff University combined to start conducting the Welsh Political Barometer polls in late 2013. Elections provide the hardest of tests for political polling – we have a clear, unambiguous result against which to compare our pre-election polling. So how did we do
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Voting Intentions for the Welsh Assembly

Posted on 27 November 2019 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

The latest Welsh Political Barometer poll also included our standard vote intention questions for a devolved election. While people will understand that these are a somewhat lower priority at the moment, they are still important for the future shape of devolved politics in Wales. Here are the constituency voting intention figures (with changes from our
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