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In the lead up to the general election The Student Room is running a number of polls to gauge how the opinions of young voters changes throughout the campaign period.

Election Poll findings discussion thread in the forums

Take part in the current election poll [April 21st -April 28th]


The Latest Student Election Poll - 6th April - 13th April 2010

Polls completed - 1,021

Age 18 +

60% Male

40% Female


Location

86% England

5% Wales

4% Scotland

2% Northern Ireland

3% Other


Student Voter turn out

89% Will vote

4% Won't vote

7% Don't know if they'll vote

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What method will you use to vote?

77% Polling station

18% By Post

2% By Proxy

3% Not sure

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If the election was tomorrow who would you vote for?

36% Liberal Democrats

27% Conservatives

23% Labour

4% Green

3% UKIP

2% BNP

5% Other

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What is the one most important issue to you

42% Economy

24% Education

7% Immigration

7% Employment

6% Health

6% Other

3% Europe

3% Environment

2% Crime

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What influences your vote?

Average rating values shown: (Where 1 is not important and 4 is very important)

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Will you vote the same way as your parents?

24% Yes

31% No

39% I don't know how my parents vote

6% I don't know how I'll vote

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Will you watch the TV Debate?

73% Yes

14% Don't know

8% No

5% I didn't know about the TV debates

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Do you feel represented by the current government?

13% Yes

67% No

20% Unsure

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Do you feel the government pays enough attention to young people?

16% Yes

73% No

11% Don't know

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Voting variations by sex

Females voters are marginally more pro Liberal Democrats than males:

Labour – F24%, M23%

Tories – F25%, M29%

Lib Dems – F40%, M35%

Green – F7%, M3%

BNP – F1%, M2%

UKIP- 1%, M4%


Regional observations:

Please note outside of England the sample size is too small to be considered statistically valid.

Labour – England 23%, Wales 23%, Scotland 20%

Conservatives – England 28%, Wales 29 %, Scotland 11%

Lib Dems - England 38%, Wales 29%, Scotland 35%

Green – England 5%, Wales 0%, Scotland 3%

BNP - England 1%, Wales 6%, Scot 0%

UKIP - England 2%, Wales 6%, Scot 9%

SNP - Scotland 20%

Plaid - Wales 6% .

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