Articles by Peter Andersen

June 17, 2021

How exit polls and their projections have changed television election nights in the UK

Peter Andersen
BBC general election night programmes since the 1950s have become increasingly frontloaded with discussion of projected results. Stuart Wilks-Heeg and Peter Andersen explain how this shift has developed in tandem with exit polling, and consider the implications for how the politics of election night unfolds
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Peter Andersen
PhD Candidate, University of Liverpool

Peter's thesis focuses on how voters evaluate party leaders, understanding the change in fortunes for specific party leaders and how feelings towards party leaders can change during the 'short campaign’.

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