[article] UK Elections: Pollsters face independent inquiry

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[article] UK Elections: Pollsters face independent inquiry

Following the shock United Kingdom election result, three leaders of major losing parties have all resigned. There is widespread feeling that the bosses of all UK opinion polling organisation should fall on their swords …

All the polls consistently forecast a dead heat between the two major parties – in the event the Conservatives rode home with a clear majority. The Financial Times article with details is here:

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/fd25ab14-f54b-11e4-8c83-00144feab7de.html#slide0

And, looks like Nate Silver didn’t fair well either: http://qz.com/401217/in-the-uk-nate-silver-finally-found-an-election-he-couldnt-predict/

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By |May 10th, 2015|Forecasting News|