UK General election: comparison of election poll results May 2015

This statistic compares headline voting intentions for the United Kingdom (UK) 2015 General Election from four sources as of May 6, 2015. YouGov polled the highest percentage for the Labour Party at 34 percent, compared with 30 percent polled by Ashcroft and Survation. Survation polled 19 percent for UKIP - 7 percentage points higher than Ashcroft. Three of the four polls put the Conservatives marginally ahead of Labour.

Comparison of headline voting intentions from four General Election 2015 polls in Great Britain in April and May 2015*

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Release date

May 2015


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

April and May 2015

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

*Percentages not equalling 100 may be due to rounding.
**In Scotland/Wales only.
Ashcroft, page 7:
Fieldwork: May 1 to 3, 2015; n=1,001 - all respondents expressing an intention to vote.
Original survey question: "If there was a general election tomorrow, which party would you vote for?"
ComRes, page 18:
Fieldwork: May 3 to 5, 2015; n=1,011 - all respondents expressing a voting intention and saying 5-10 likely to vote.
Original survey question: "If there was a General Election / UK General Election (for Scotland) tomorrow, would you vote Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, UKIP or for some other party?"
Survation, page 7:
Fieldwork: April 24 to 23, 2015; n=1,004 - all respondents likely to vote
Original survey question:If there was a General Election taking place tomorrow, and there was a candidate from all political parties standing in your constituency, which party do you think you would vote for?
, page 1:
Fieldwork: May 4 to 5, 2015; n=2,148.

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