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Opinion Polls

An Assessment of public opinion by questioning a representative sample, especially as the basis for forecasting the results of voting

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Percentage of error in the 1992 General election ?

8.9%

2

What percentage of no voters, said their most important reason for voting was the pound

57%

3

Lord Ashcroft Poll: Percentage of Yes voters in Scottish Referendum, who said the reason for voting yes was that 'the principle that all decisions about Scotland should be taken in Scotland

70%

4

Lord Ashcroft Poll: UKIP voters for Rochester by-election. Reason for voting UKIP and percentage ?

"A protest to show I'm unhappy with all the main parties at the momoment" 62%

5

Lord Ashcroft Poll Post-European: Percentage and reason for UKIP voters

In large part 60% - To send a message that you are unhappy with the party I usually support

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Scottish Referendum Opinion Poll VS Results

YouGov: Yes 48% No 51% vs Reality: Yes 44.7% No 55.30%