No2AV losing the plot over LabourList survey?

Just thought we’d share this article by Anthony Butcher over at the I Support AV website, which basically highlights how statistics from polls & surveys can often be read & skewed in different ways. In this case, the official No2AV campaign site has hailed some results from a recent LabourList survey as proof that Labour supporters are “firmly” against AV, when both the results themselves & LabourList’s comment on them say that their responding members are very split on the debate.

As Anthony Butcher points out:

It is a perfect example of the difference between FPTP and AV. In the world of FPTP supporters, ‘firmly’ may indeed mean a minority 42% support, but for everyone else, including the authors of the Labourlist survey, a 42/33 split with 23% undecided is regarded as ‘divided‘.

Here’s the article on I Support AV

This entry was posted in Fairer Votes Bloggers. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s