Articles by Stephen Fisher
A leading psephologist, and member of the exit poll team, on how electoral geography—and the voting system—helped to give Boris Johnson a majority of 80
Stephen Fisher / November 18, 2019
Polls have their problems. But don’t buy into the panic about local variation making the result impossible to call. If we can only gauge the national vote share, explains a member of the exit poll...
Stephen Fisher / September 16, 2019
Their new Brexit policy is inconsistent with commitment to electoral reform and risks legitimising a hard exit from the EU
Stephen Fisher / September 6, 2019
Preventing such an outcome would require an unprecedented level of tactical coordination
While Labour did poorly, the Conservatives cannot rest easy
Stephen Fisher / June 20, 2017
8th June defied expectations—and unfolded in very different ways in different kinds of seats
Theresa May has "reset" her election campaign by talking about the "best deal" for Britain. Why does the Tories' fighting talk on Brexit work so well?
If these figures were replicated at a general election then the Conservatives would win around 338 seats