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The first post election polls have been released by Survation and YouGov, the two major polling companies which were closest with their prediction in the election.
YouGov 2017 election model estimates (7 June)
CON 42%, 269-334 seats
LAB 38%, 238-302 seats
For full results visit:… https://t.co/F8XIb0QA5s — YouGov (@YouGov)
And it's more bad news for May.
At the start on the general election campaign, Conservatives were predicted to gain dozens of seats on their slim majority.
Instead they lost 13 seats, and ended up with a hung parliament.
If she did resign, there's not that many contenders for leader of the Conservatives and a potential leader.
Some terrible YouGov numbers for BoJo and Gove in new polling for S Times on who would make a good or bad CON repla… https://t.co/2YWn3vmUZA — Mike Smithson (@Mike Smithson)
Boris Johnson has a net approval rating of -28 and Michael Gove -49.
YouGov also polled voters and two of their top five options (Ruth Davidson, second and George Osborne, fourth), according to the pollsters, aren't MPs.
Conservative problem: Of top five people @YouGov tested as replacements for Theresa May, two are not MPs and one ha… https://t.co/YEbnhBEEFj — Joe Twyman (@Joe Twyman)
A staggering 55 per cent of Tory voters thought Corbyn ran the best campaign, more than twice as many (26 per cent) as those who thought May did.
"Theresa May is a strong and stable leader":
(via Survation / 10 Jun) — Britain Elects (@Britain Elects)
Theresa May's key campaign message just didn't seem to pay off - half thought her more "weak and wobbly".
On who would make best Prime Minister:
T. May: 39% (-4)
J. Corbyn: 39% (+7)
(via @YouGov & @ShippersUnbound / 09 - 10 Jun)
Chgs. w/ 07 Jun — Britain Elects (@Britain Elects)
Westminster voting intention:
LAB: 45% (+5)
CON: 39% (-3)
LDEM: 7% (-)
UKIP: 3% (+1)
(via @Survation / 10 Jun)
Chgs. w/ GE2017 — Britain Elects (@Britain Elects)
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