YouGov snap poll finds another close result as viewers split on who won BBC leaders debate
A snap YouGov survey of 1,322 viewers shows another close result, with 52% of viewers saying that Boris Johnson performed best, once “don’t know” responses were removed, and 48% backing Jeremy Corbyn.
Most viewers think both leaders performed well, with 69% saying so of Corbyn and 62% saying likewise of Johnson.As you might expect, the results break along partisan lines, with those who voted Conservative in 2017 more likely to back Johnson (90%) while Labour voters are much more likely to think Corbyn did well (also 90%).
Read more at https://yougov.co.uk/topics/politics/articles-reports/2019/12/06/yougov-due-release-bbc-debate-snap-poll-930pm
Brexit has caused more arguments than the general election
Party politics is a contentious topic, especially during a general election – but Brexit is still sparking even more arguments (and Remainers are the most vocal)
A general election is guaranteed to stir up debate and cause the odd argument. But new YouGov research shows that Brexit is even more contentious: just 26% of Britons have had a row with someone about the upcoming general election, but twice as many (48%) have argued with someone about Brexit.
How people voted in the 2016 EU referendum has a big impact on their likelihood to have argued about it. A majority (58%) of Remain voters report arguing with someone about the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, compared to 42% of those who voted Leave.
Read more at https://yougov.co.uk/topics/politics/articles-reports/2019/12/09/brexit-has-caused-more-arguments-general-election
United Kingdom — 2019 general election
The U.K. goes to the polls on December 12 to elect a new parliament. Here’s the latest polling data and projections from POLITICO Poll of Polls.
Read more at https://www.politico.eu/europe-poll-of-polls/united-kingdom/#93130