The Electoral Commission

The independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK

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Public opinion surveys

We conduct public opinion research every winter and before and after electoral events.

Public opinion research: Winter Tracker

The ‘Winter Tracker’ is an annual UK-wide survey designed to provide an overview of public sentiment towards the process of voting and democracy in the UK.  It covers a range of electoral issues including voting and the registration process, party finance and electoral fraud.

To see the latest findings see our Winter Tracker page

See our blog post on the 2016 findings.

To access historic reports and data, see our research report library.

Public opinion research: post-election surveys

We conduct public opinion surveys following elections. These are intended to measure attitudes towards voting and monitor and understand the public’s experience of voting at each election.

To see the latest findings see our post-election surveys page

For the full results and datasets for all of our public opinion research please refer to our research report library.