Election

  • Clinton vs. Trump – The Battle of Business

  • Why 100% of the Polls Were Wrong

    The general election of 2015 in the United Kingdom was held on May 7 to elect the country’s 56th Parliament. Voting took place in all 650 parliamentary constituencies, each electing one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons. Right up to election day, polls and commentators were predicting that the election was too close…

  • UK General Election 2015: Campaigns, Coalitions & Communication

    As we near the end of the 2015 UK General Election campaign, FTI Consulting Strategy & Research conducted an online poll of over n=2,000 UK adults for their opinions to quantify what we can learn from a strategic communications perspective. Topics include perceptions on the outcome, implications of a coalition with SNP, sources and impact…

  • Forecasting the UK General Election Outcome

    Mark Twain popularised the term “There are three kinds of lies: lies,damned lies, and statistics” and attributed it to our former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli back in the 19th century. It’s arguable that in no other time in history has polling yielded so much influence and importance since the method became popular in the…

  • Snapshot – UK General Election Research

    The most unpredictable election in a generation will naturally lead to uncertainty for the City and business leaders.The dividing lines for the election are becoming clearer and surges by UKIP, the SNP, and the Green Party are forcing the hand of the more established parties. So, what are the implications of this for businesses and investors? Are the Conservatives…

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