Voting intention in a general election in the United Kingdom 2018-2020

As of February 2020 almost half of British adults intend to vote for the Conservative Party in a potential general election in the United Kingdom, giving Boris Johnson's ruling party a 19 point lead over their nearest rivals, the Labour Party.

 Turbulent 2019

  The political volatility that can be seen in the first months of 2019 was undoubtedly linked to the uncertainty over Brexit. After negotiating with the European Union for over a year, the Prime Minister, Theresa May had her Brexit deal rejected three times by the British parliament, resulting in her eventual resignation. As a result, Brexit was delayed beyond March 31, 2019, giving rise to her successor Boris Johnson, as well as a newly created ‘Brexit Party’ led by Nigel Farage.  

 Johnson emerges the victor

  Boris Johnson was the clear winner of all the political chaos which Brexit caused since 2016, after winning a substantial majority in the UK's general election of 2019. By contrast, the poor performance of the Labour party ultimately led to the resignation of Jeremy Corbyn, and the search for his successor in 2020.

Voting intention in a general election in the United Kingdom from February 2018 to February 2020

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Release date

February 2020


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

January 31 to February 2, 2020

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

GB Adults

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Results have been weighted by likelihood to vote and excludes those who would not vote, don't know or refused.

* Count and survey date is for the most recent survey. Previous counts and dates are as follows January 24-26, 2020 (1,628)
December 2-3, 2019 (1,699)
November 1-4, 2019 (3,284)
October 8-9, 2019 (1,616)
September 2-3, 2019(1,639)
August 5-6, 2019 (1,628)
July 2-3, 2019: (1,605)
June 5-6, 2019: (1,670)
May 8-9, 2019: (2,212)
April 2-3, 2019:(1,771)
March 2-3, 2019: (2,172)
February 3-4, 2019: (1,851)
January 13-14, 2019: (1,701)
December 3-4, 2018: (1,624)
November 4-5, 2018: (1,637)
October 8-9, 2018: (1,647)
September 3-4, 2018: (1,883)
August 13-14, 2018 (1,660)
July 3-4, 2018 (1,641)
Jun 11-12, 2018 (1,638)
May 8-9, 2018 (1,648)
April 4-5, 2018(1,662)
March 5-6, 2018 (1,641)
February 26-27, 2018 (1,622)

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