Are Exit Polls Accurate? The Key Points On The Election Projection




What's the point of a poll just before the general election results? Here's what you need to know.


How accurate is it?


Pretty bloody accurate.


David Firth, Professor of Statistics at the University of Warwick, helped develop the modelthat has been in use since 2001. He told HuffPost UK that he and his colleagues “put some statistical thinking into it” – which had a profound effect.


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