There's no way of knowing for sure how different types of people voted on 8 June - it's a private ballot, after all - but that doesn't stop polling companies giving it a go. According to a newly released study by Ipsos Mori, age was the the biggest dividing factor in this election since it began its estimates in Both companies, and Lord Ashcroft's exit poll, found Labour did better among under 50s, and the Tories with older voters. According to Ipsos Mori, the 25 to 34 age group was where Labour got the biggest swing from the Conservatives.
No 'youthquake' for Labour in 2017 election, survey finds
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Newly released British Election Study data help answer some of these questions. It is often thought that women turn out to vote in lower numbers than men because pre-election surveys consistently show that women are less decided in their vote choice. Note that the small difference between genders in each year is well within a normal error margin in surveys, making these figures effectively equivalent. One hundred years on from legislation giving the first women over 30 years of age the vote, women are now equally engaged in the process of turning out to vote in general elections.
General election 2017: Why people voted the way they did
This study note introduces our series of notes exploring the key features of the General Election in June The General Election was a particularly unusual one. Sometimes it is hard to write about something very recent in the same way we might write about historic events, but it is a fascinating election to compare with others in relation to voting behaviour. When we look at some of the data in more detail we can also see some very dramatic shifts in voting behaviour.
IER requires voters to register individually and provide individual identifying information, such as their date of birth and national insurance number. You can download the full text as a PDF here. We hope this…. The party went from nothing to winning the European Parliament elections in a matter of months, and has now fallen back to more modest levels after Boris Johnson became Prime…. As well as all variables released in previous versions of the face-to-face, the UKDS version contains a small number of additional variables that….