In Defence of Liberty

Driven by data; ridden with liberty.

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

R├ęsultat 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

Misreporting Polls and Other Matters

Misreporting polls A rather curious incident occurred with an ORB International poll, sponsored by the Daily Telegraph. The article’s initial version began: Support for Brexit has hit a five month … Continue reading

April 29, 2017

The Phantom Poll of Norwich South

Clive Lewis MP (Labour, Norwich South) will be defending his seat in the upcoming general election. To further this cause, Mr Lewis posted what was seemingly a constituency poll, showing … Continue reading

April 27, 2017