Peter Kellner

5 results

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: has large support among young voters, but how many of them will make it to the polling stations? Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

After their failure to predict David Cameron’s overall majority in 2015 and last year’s referendum vote for Brexit, Britain’s polling companies are un(...)

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll on water charges.

In 2001, there was a byelection in Tipperary South which Fianna Fáil was expected to win. The party lost the vote, and afterwards blamed it on an opi(...)

David Mitchell and a “woefully miscast” Jeremy Paxman, presenters of Channel 4’s “Alternative Election Night”. Photograph: Channel 4/PA Wire

For the last three weeks, the TV boffins have been telling us nothing was certain. This was the most unpredictable election in a generation.When the e(...)

British prime minister David  Cameron met Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace on Friday to accept a mandate to form the first majority Conservative government since John Major’s surprise victory in 1992. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron won a stunning election victory on Friday, confounding forecasts that the vote would be the closest in decades an(...)

Pro-union protestors gesture beside police during a demonstration at George Square in Glasgow this evening. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Hundreds of people crowded into Glasgow’s George Square tonight, with police separating rival supporters of the union and independence.Officers, some (...)