Exit poll explained

Stephen Fisher, Fellow and Tutor in Political Sociology, has co-authored an article about the General Election exit poll and why it made the right call.

‘While most pollsters and pundits expected the Conservatives to win an increased majority in Britain’s June election, the election day exit poll forecast something different… This was not the first time that the exit poll had come up with a surprise.’

The article in Significance, the journal of the Royal Statistical Society, is co-authored with John Curtice, Jouni Kuha and Jonathan Mellon.

Read the article