Participants were asked were asked whether they agreed or disagreed with two statements:-
â€œI would vote for Nigel Farage if he was standing in my constituency” (%)
“Nigel Farage chose not to stand in Newark primarily because he is scared of losing” (%)
The poll, for HuffPost is another example of how Survation is fast establishing a reputation as the most agile pollster. Yet again it has got right on top of issues by putting together, carriying out the fieldwork, and producing a report on the findings all within a single day.
Should we read too much into it? That’s hard to say though I was very surprised that so few people wanted the Ukip leader as their own MP.