On 14 June 2022 Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, announced the Scottish Government’s new series of white papers, titled “Independence in the modern world. Wealthier, happier, fairer: why not… Read More »Is there a mandate for IndyRef2? Evidence from the Scottish Election Study
Guest blog post by James David Griffiths, University of Manchester, Cardiff University and Welsh Election Study Scottish independence is at something of a stalemate. The… Read More »Risk and Reward – Why do People Support or Oppose Scottish Independence?
To mark one year since the 2021 Holyrood elections, the Scottish Election Study will be hosting a series of data launches, analyses and events on… Read More »9th-13th May 2022 – Scottish Election Study Bonanza Week
We wrap up the first batch of our 2021 election posts with a deep-dive on the relative strength of support for Scottish independence versus staying… Read More »No in Pole Position – Holyrood 2021 Explained, Part Four
Projecting the 2021 Scottish Parliament Constituency Results in the Regions: Beware the Uniform Swing
Each fresh poll comes with its projections about how the electoral map will be coloured in and the seats divided between the parties. Those projections… Read More »Projecting the 2021 Scottish Parliament Constituency Results in the Regions: Beware the Uniform Swing
Events 29th April, 1200 – “Isolation Insight: The Scottish Parliament Election”, The UK in a Changing Europe (Ailsa alongside Paula Surridge, Nicola McEwen, John Curtice,… Read More »Commentary and Press Roundup – April 2021