The party described as mostly fruitcakes and loonies and closet racists by David Cameron hits 14% with two online pollsters.
UKIP has risen to 14 per cent, its highest ever rating in a ComRes poll, in an exclusive survey forÂ The Independent on SundayÂ tomorrow, shared with theÂ Sunday Mirror. Labour enjoys an 11-point lead. The LD drop is just 1%.
CONÂ Â Â 28% (-3)Â
LABÂ Â 39% (-4) Â
LDÂ Â 9% (-1)
UKIPÂ Â 14% (+6)Â
In the last ComRes phone polls, two and a half weeks ago, UKIP was on 6% thus reinforcing the point that UKIP is doing better in online polling.
Whilst with Opinium for the Observer has the following scores
CONÂ Â Â 29% (nc)Â
LABÂ Â 39% (+1)
LDÂ Â 8% (-1)
UKIPÂ Â 14% (+1)Â
Following on from the recent Â TNS-BMRB poll, which showed UKIP on 16%, these polls will hearten UKIP, their next challenge is to achieve similar polling with phone pollsters.
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Note: This thread was originally written by Mike Smithson and updated, amended & published by TSE.