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Experts predict that the general election will be tighter than expected

Greenwood, Joe (2019) Experts predict that the general election will be tighter than expected. British Policy and Politics at LSE (10 Dec 2019), pp. 1-3. Blog Entry.

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Abstract

There are many ways to estimate the likely outcome of an election, from projections and models based on polls to citizen forecasts. Another approach is to survey experts for their predictions and, writes Joe Greenwood, the Political Studies Association recently did just that in relation to the general election. Moving beyond the current polling figures, the experts anticipate a close result, and are divided over whether the Conservatives will achieve a majority. They also predict Labour falling short of their 2017 seats but not as dramatically as polling suggests.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: Government
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2020 09:45
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2020 09:00
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/103665

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