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Category: UK General Election

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ElectionOracle

Sunday, June 04, 2017

London Bridge Terror Attack 5 Seats Election Boost for Conservative Party / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

London has just been hit by another barbaric terror attack that was not even 10 days on from the horrific Manchester bombing that killed many children. The latest attack is just 5 days away from the General Election. Whilst information is very sketchy at this time barely an hour on form the London Met Police declared 2 terror related incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market. Nevertheless armed police have opened fire on at least 3 suspects, of which at least 2 are dead and 1 is being hunted. The police also announced that there are civilian causalities, though the scale of causalities is unknown at this time which hopefully will not be on the scale of Manchester.

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ElectionOracle

Saturday, June 03, 2017

UK House Prices Forecast General Election 2017 Conservative Seats Result / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The polling establishment and the mainstream media had in unison proclaimed the 2015 general election was too close to call, one where the Labour and Conservative parties were neck and neck and where even if the Conservatives managed to pull a handful of seats ahead would still lose by default as they would not be able to form a majority even with Lib Dem support and therefore the Labour party appeared destined to win the 2015 general election, all of which was based on a year of opinion polls that consistently presented this consensus view right up until the polls closed!

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ElectionOracle

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Betting Markets UK General Election 2017 Labour, Conservative Seats Forecasts / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Normally one would imagine that the betting markets should usually be the most accurate predictor in terms of the probable outcomes of events such as elections given that there is nothing that focuses ones mind more then putting ones own money where ones mouth is, which clearly the pollsters NEVER do given that they tend to be consistently wrong AND tend to publish polls that range all over the place so that after the fact can point to an outlier poll to imply that they got the election result right when in reality they most definitely got it very badly wrong!

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ElectionOracle

Friday, June 02, 2017

Spread Betting Markets Seats Forecasts for UK General Election 2017 / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Normally one would imagine that the betting markets should usually be the most accurate predictor in terms of the probable outcomes of events such as elections given that there is nothing that focuses ones mind more then putting ones own money where ones mouth is, which clearly the pollsters NEVER do given that they tend to be consistently wrong AND tend to publish polls that range all over the place so that after the fact can point to an outlier poll to imply that they got the election result right when in reality they most definitely got it very badly wrong!

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ElectionOracle

Thursday, June 01, 2017

YouGov Shock Polls, Could Theresa May Lose, Labour Win Election 2017? / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

It appears YouGov has decided to corner the UK election shock polls market by virtue of starting to publicise shock polls on a near daily basis that are successfully sending the mainstream media into a feeding frenzy as the seats forecasts are resulting in perceived tightening of the election race.

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ElectionOracle

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Theresa May's Political Spectrum Impact on the UK General Election 2017 / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

For at least the past 30 years, Leaders and parties that most closely appeal to the centre ground tend to win UK general elections. Which is why Labour repeatedly lost election after election during the 1980's and most of the 1990's because whilst Margaret Thatcher was to the right of the political spectrum, Labour was far further to the left and it would take a long hard battle fought by first Neil Kinnock and then John Smith who paved the way for Tony Blair to firmly occupy the centre ground for the next 13 years, even delivering Tony Blair several landslide election victories that Theresa May hopes to replicate.

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ElectionOracle

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

YouGov Shock Hung Parliament Poll, Labour Could Win General Election 2017! / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The media has gone into a frenzy over YouGov's latest poll and resulting seats forecast that creates an illusion of a tight election race when in probable reality no such tight race exists. So the mainstream media has been busy all day reporting on YouGov's headline grabbing shock poll of the Tories losing 20 seats on their current standing by falling to 310, whilst Labour adding about 30 rising to 257 seats resulting in a Hung Parliament. Implying a nightmare election scenario of a weak Labour government controlled by the SNP that like vampires would seek to bleed the United Kingdom dry of its financial blood which has already had an immediate effect on the markets by sending sterling temporarily lower with the real world impact as holiday markers now get less foreign currency for their sterling.

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ElectionOracle

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Tory Election Landslide, Labour Decapitation Bloodbath / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

If the opinion pollsters are to be believed and the Labours worst nightmare comes true with Theresa May winning the election on an vastly increased majority, on a total of over 400 seats. A bloodbath for Labour losing as many as 60 seats, falling from 229 to under 170 resulting in the decapitation of the Labour party, losing many of Labours front benchers and rising stars, leaving behind mostly old dinosaurs who have long passed their electoral hay day.

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ElectionOracle

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

YouGov Shock Fake Poll Shows Conservatives Losing Election, Hung Parliament / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

YouGov appears determined to garner the most publicity by continuing to publish what in my opinion are FAKE POLLS that will never reflect reality, only purpose being to feed the mainstream media machine eager to create an illusion of a tight election race when no such race exists. And so the Times reports YouGov's headline grabbing shock poll of the Tories losing 20 seats falling to 310 whilst labour adding about 30 rising to 257 resulting in a Hung Parliament, a nightmare scenario of a weak Labour government controlled by the SNP that like vampires would seek to bleed the United Kingdom dry of its financial blood.

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ElectionOracle

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SNP Publish Latest Scottish Independence Suicide Note Manifesto / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The SNP appear to have just copied and pasted what every SNP manifesto has been for past few years. One of ever-endums, supplemented by whatever the tunnel vision minds of fanatical nationalists can conjure up in an attempt at subverting BrExit. The latest are demands to be part of the UK's BrExit negotiation team so that Scotland can ensure that whilst the UK leaves, Scotland remains part of the EU single market, ignorant of the fact that this would mean that Scotland would leave the UK SINGLE MARKET! Which as I will explain would destroy the Scottish economy.

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ElectionOracle

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

UK General Election 2017 BrExit Factor Hidden from Pollsters Swing? / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

If your not already aware of the Brexit factor then it is an anti-establishment invisible to the pollsters swing of between 2-4%, which is why the pollsters keep getting the likes of the UK general election 2015, EU Referendum 2016 and the US Presidential Election 2016 very badly wrong as the pollsters always tend to skew the results in favour of those who commission the polls i.e. the establishment media.

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ElectionOracle

Monday, May 29, 2017

Opinion Polls Based UK General Election Seats Per Party Forecast 2017 / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The opinion pollsters are back in force for election 2017, publishing polls on a daily basis that are completely ignorant to the fact that they have gotten virtually every major election very badly wrong for the past 5 years. Where the excuse constantly peddled being that of margins of error, which appear always skewed in the favour of those who commission the polls thus ensuring that the pollsters have gotten the likes of the 2015 General Election, EU Referendum and the US Presidential election very, very badly wrong.

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Politics

Saturday, May 27, 2017

BBC Newsnight Falls for FAKE POLLS, Opinion Pollsters Illusion for Mainstream Media to Sell / Politics / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Apparently the boring election that everyone knew the Tories would win with a landslide is no more, for the Tory's 24 point lead over Labour has not just narrowed but collapsed to just 5% over the course of the past few days (Yougov Con 43%, Labour 38%). Which the BBC's flagship current affairs programme Newsnight made a good job of regurgitating at length. Emily Maitlis did her thing of prancing around the studio as intelligent eye candy so as to hold the attention span of viewers as the talking heads one after another explained the shock narrowing of polls which if it continues could even result in Labour winning the election!

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ElectionOracle

Friday, May 26, 2017

UK Local Election Results Forecast for General Election 2017 / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The recent local election results confounded election logic which is that the party in government tends to do badly at mid-term local elections. Of course we are not living in normal times, we are living in the age of BrExit where most voters realise the fundamental fact that there is only one party that has any chance of ensuring a successful Brexit outcome, the Conservative party and so the voters are intent on putting the country first by delivering Labour a blood bath whilst to all intents and purpose literally KILLING UKIP off in Thursdays vote which saw many Labour and most UKIP voters mark their ballot papers with crosses and ticks against the Conservative candidate.

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ElectionOracle

Friday, May 26, 2017

Opinion Pollsters UK General Election Seats Forecasts 2017 / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The opinion pollsters are back in force for election 2017, publishing polls on a daily basis that are completely ignorant to the fact that they have gotten virtually every major election very badly wrong for the past 5 years. Where the excuse constantly peddled being that of margins of error, which appear always skewed in the favour of those who commission the polls thus ensuring that the pollsters have gotten the likes of the 2015 General Election, EU Referendum and the US Presidential election very, very badly wrong.

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ElectionOracle

Friday, May 19, 2017

UK BrExit General Election 2017 - Will Opinion Pollsters Finally Get it Right? / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

As Britain counts down to voting in the general election on June 8th 2017, the opinion pollsters who have badly gotten virtually every major election wrong for at least the past 5 years have been busy putting up a propaganda smoke screen across the mainstream media from the BBC's Newsnight to the broadsheets, peddling propaganda of margins of error of between 2 to 4%, which means that they were right as the election results were within the margin of error. Whilst deliberately forgetting that the margin of error meant the difference between getting the election outcomes RIGHT or VERY BADLY WRONG! Thus making polls commissioned by the mainstream media propaganda machine at the cost of hundreds of millions of pounds WORTHLES! Literally even a coin toss would have proved far more reliable than the opinion polling industry.

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ElectionOracle

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tory Landslide, Labour Bloodbath - Will Opinion Pollsters Finally Get a UK Election Right? / ElectionOracle / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

As Britain counts down to voting in the general election on June 8th 2017, the opinion pollsters who have badly gotten virtually every major election wrong for at least the past 5 years have been busy putting up a propaganda smoke screen across the mainstream media from the BBC's Newsnight to the broadsheets, peddling propaganda of margins of error and how they were only out by 2-4%. Whilst deliberately forgetting that the margin of error meant the difference between getting the election outcomes RIGHT or VERY BADLY WRONG! Thus making polls commissioned by the mainstream media propaganda machine at the cost of hundreds of millions of pounds WORTHLES! Literally even a coin toss would have proved far more reliable than the opinion polling industry.

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Politics

Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Upsides and Risks of May's Snap UK Election Decision / Politics / UK General Election

By: STRATFOR

The decision by Prime Minister Theresa May to call a snap election took the United Kingdom somewhat by surprise. When word went out early Tuesday that she was to make an announcement an hour later, rumors about what she would say rumbled across the country, touching on everything from the possible death of the queen to the announcement of direct rule in Northern Ireland. The idea that she would call a snap election initially was dismissed in light of her previous flat denials, but once the other possibilities were eliminated, an election was all that could remain.

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Politics

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theresa May Calls Snap BrExit UK General Election Capitalising on Crippled Labour Party / Politics / UK General Election

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Theresa May surprises everyone by calling a BrExit snap UK General Election on 8th June 2017. And this really is a surprise to all because previously she has repeatedly stated that she would not be calling an early general election. Instead in a statement today she made clear that her slender majority in the House of Commons was not large enough to secure a strong BrExit outcome for the United Kingdom.

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News_Letter

Monday, May 18, 2015

Deconstruction of UK Election 2015 Result - Why Opinion Pollsters Got it Wrong / News_Letter / UK General Election

By: NewsLetter

The Market Oracle Newsletter May 14th, 2015

Issue # 9 Vol. 9
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