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Why were the 2015 General Election opinion polls wrong?

Ruth Tarrant

14th January 2016

It turns out that people who vote Conservative are often reluctant to state publicly that they are Tories - these "Closet Conservatives" then affect the reliability of opinion polls.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been an enthusiastic Head of Economics and Politics for many years, having taught in a variety of schools and at university level. She is also a Senior Examiner. Ruth is passionate about boosting the quality of teaching and learning across all subjects in schools and colleges.

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