While public polls showed the two main parties consistently neck and neck in the run up to the 2015 General Election, social media suggested a more divided level of support. In this short piece, I look for patterns in an admittedly retrospective-fitting and cherry-picked selection of online data to show how we might have otherwise better predicted the General Election outcome.
|Title of host publication||UK Election Analysis 2015|
|Subtitle of host publication||Media, Voters and the Campaign|
|Editors||Daniel Jackson, Einar Thorsen|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
- social media
- general election results
- general election outcome