Pollwatch Days 17-18 #GE2010 – Lib Dems on 29% in today’s polls

by Stephen Tall on April 23, 2010

Two new polls tonight:

Harris in the Mail … CON 34%(+3), LAB 26%(nc), LIB DEM 29%(-1)
YouGov in the Sun … CON 34%(nc), LAB 29%(nc), LIB DEM 29%(+1)

This makes it one full week during which the Lib Dem surge has been maintained, with the party polling consistently in the high-20%s right up to the mid-30%s. The Tories […]

@stephentall’s weekly Twitter updates for 2010-04-23

by Stephen Tall on April 23, 2010

Off to BBC to record post-debate #GE2010 discussion for R4 World Tonight, 2215ish. # http://twitpic.com/1g2gvq – Somehow I was expecting the BBC bathroom to be a mite more glam # Trying to guess Spectator line on YouGov poll showing LDs (…)

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If you only read five post-debate articles today, make it these five

by Stephen Tall on April 23, 2010

Here’s my pick of today’s best and most insightful post-debate analysis …
Live-Blogging The Second Brit Debate: A Clegg Triumph (Andrew Sullivan)
A fascinating outsider’s perspective from a US-resident English writer who identifies as a political conservative – and has no doubts that Clegg was the victor of last night’s second debate:

Clegg seems able to grasp hot-button […]

LDVideo Second Leaders’ Debate Special: Nick Clegg’s opening and closing statements

by Stephen Tall on April 23, 2010

Missed last night’s second leaders’ debate on Sky? Want to re-live some of Nick Clegg’s best bits again? Then here, via the Lib Dem Voice YouTube channel, are his opening and closing statements …
Nick Clegg’s opening statement:

(Also available on YouTube here).
Nick Clegg’s closing statement: wonderful stuff

(Also available on YouTube here).