Surprise, surprise! (again) The 2017 British general election exit poll
Posted: 04 Aug 2017

Steve Fisher discusses how (and why!) the 2017 British general election exit poll works in his new article in Significance.


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. John Curtice, Stephen Fisher, Jouni Kuha and Jonathan Mellon explain how the poll works, and why it made the right call

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Stephen Fisher, Associate Professor in Political Sociology, Fellow of Trinity College (on sabbatical 2019-20)