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Monthly Archives: May, 2017

UK Polling Aggregation and Forecasts

In the United States, polling aggregation and forecasting have major websites, including Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight and Real Clear Politics. This article aims to highlight similar websites in UK politics. Do you … Continue reading

May 29, 2017

Review: Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice

Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice is the sixth entry in the main series of these visual novel adventures, published by Capcom for the Nintendo 3DS. Overall, it is the tenth … Continue reading

May 27, 2017

Manchester, and Welsh Westminster VI

Manchester A suicide bomber attacked the Manchester Arena with a home-made device. At the time of writing, 22 people have been killed and 64 injured. The youngest known victim was … Continue reading

May 25, 2017

‘Shy Voters’ and the 2017 General Election

Perhaps it is a common misconception that ‘shy Tories’ were responsible for the 2015 general polling miss. In The Independent, Shehab Khan proffers a new species of voter: ‘shy Corbynites’: … Continue reading

May 10, 2017

Résultat correct, partage incorrect

Emmanuel Macron has been elected as the President of France. (Video: AFP News Agency) Polling Similar to the first round, I will look at the final polls from each company, … Continue reading

May 8, 2017

Local Elections 2017: Results

After a fascinating day of counting and analysis on Friday, the 2017 local elections have concluded. English Councils There were 34 councils up for election, comprised of 27 non-metropolitan county … Continue reading

May 6, 2017

Local Elections 2017: Performance

Tomorrow, people from across the country will go to vote for seats in selected English local councils, in mayoral contests, and in Scottish and Welsh local government elections. This article … Continue reading

May 3, 2017