Where’s Westminster?

January 10, 2019 Allan 0

To fill the gap for my first 2019 post, I thought I’d go behind the scenes of this project again to explain why, as you might have noticed, there’s a Westminster seat projection shaped hole in my output.

2018 in Review: Parliamentary Polling

December 20, 2018 Allan 0

Since it wouldn’t be representative either to take the last poll of the year or to just average out the whole thing, I’ll be comparing the last quarter of this year with the same period last year.

2018 in Review: Council By-Elections

December 16, 2018 Allan 0

A year is a long time in politics, and 2018 has felt longer than many as Brexit rumbled on, and on, and on… and on. But local politics doesn’t stop for big national or international issues, and this was a reasonably busy year for council by-elections.

By-Election Results December 2018

December 14, 2018 Allan 0

We finished up 2018 with two by-elections at opposite ends of the country – one in the Highlands and one in Dumfries & Galloway. Both of these are large, rural wards but with quite different political histories.

Panelbase, 2nd-7th Nov 2018

November 20, 2018 Allan 0

After two years of silence on the Scottish polling front from Panelbase, since June they’ve been quite regular, with another poll conducted earlier this month […]

The Overhang Oddity

November 1, 2018 Allan 0

In my polling and projection posts, I’m finding myself quite regularly referring to a concept called “overhang“. This is a quirk of mixed electoral systems […]