Polling and Projections

Panelbase, 30th Nov-5th Dec 2018

Panelbase, with these all these polls you’re really spoiling us. For the third month on the trot there’s been a batch of Panelbase polling out, seemingly taking YouGov’s place as the other semi-regular pollster alongside Survation. Display format; Party – […]

Polling and Projections

Panelbase, 2nd-7th Nov 2018

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 emerging on Sunday night. It’s taken me a couple of days to get to a […]

Behind the Scenes

The Overhang Oddity

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 like the Additional Member System (AMS) we use for the Scottish Parliament and similar systems […]

Polling and Projections

Survation, 18th-21st Oct 2018

We’re being treated to a second proper Survation poll this month, with another carried out from the 18th-21st of October for the Daily Record. I’m not sure what we did to deserve this, but wouldn’t it be nice to have […]

Polling and Projections

Survation, 5th-10th of July 2018

Hurray, we didn’t have to wait four months for another Scottish Parliament polling! Survation had a complete polling package the other week – this post was awaiting tables then awaiting attention, sorry! The fieldwork for this poll started just before […]

Polling and Projections

Panelbase, 8th-13th of June 2018

Polls are a bit like buses, you wait four months for one and two come along at the same time. After last weekend’s YouGov, there’s a cheeky Panelbase follow up. Running from the 8th to the 13th, the fieldwork pre-dates […]

Polling and Projections

YouGov, 1st-5th of June 2018

Good news, everyone! YouGov has published a whole bunch of new Scottish polling data, after long months of nothing. It’s not surprising that a non-election year in the middle of the Holyrood term would have comparatively little polling, but that’s […]