THE podcast: general election 2019 – can students swing seats?

THE’s data editor Simon Baker explains how he used student population and general election data to make some poll predictions for the 2019 General Election

December 5, 2019
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Student populations can make a big difference to a constituency’s make-up, and with the 12 December election taking place during term-time, we may see the student vote having an impact on certain seats.

THE’s data editor, Simon Baker, has crunched the numbers and come up with a student impact score for each constituency. In this General Election 2019 special podcast, he explains how this works and discusses which seats might lead to some surprising results.

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