Finding out about current UKIP supporters

Finding out about current UKIP supporters

Are the blues right to think that the purples will return?

The two big moves in opinion since the general election have been the Lib Dem collapse with the switch to Labour and now the rise of UKIP.

The former has been studied at length but there’s been very little polling data on the latter. One challenge is that of all the pollsters only ComRes provides cross-tabs on UKIP supporters. In its latest poll Comres also has the question “Which, if any, of these parties would you seriously consider voting for at a General Election if it were held tomorrow?”.

From the data for the SIndy/SMirror poll we can start to build a picture of what current UKIP supporters are thinking and the potential election dynamics.

These are some of the headline points which I Tweeted:


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