A poll conducted by YouGov has suggested the Liberal Democrats have overtaken Labour for the European election. The poll also suggests that the Brexit Party are the clear runner.
The Liberal Democrats are one point ahead of Labour at 16%, while the Conservatives has fallen to 9% support.
According to the survey Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party are on 35%.
THREAD/ We take an in-depth look at EU Parliament voting intention. First up, new headline results:
Brexit Party – 35%
Lib Dem – 16%
Lab – 15%
Green – 10%
Con – 9%
Change UK – 5%
UKIP – 3%
Other – 7%
(Fieldwork 12-16 May)https://t.co/COOknhxQCQ pic.twitter.com/e3531hrlyj
— YouGov (@YouGov) May 17, 2019
Adam McDonnell of YouGov said, “Both the Conservatives and Labour look set to lose a majority of those who voted for them in the 2017 general election.
“Only one in five (20%) of those who voted Conservative just under two years ago are sticking with the party for next week’s European Parliament vote, with 62% instead planning to back the Brexit Party.
“Labour is also losing a large proportion of their voters, mainly to Remain parties (Lib Dem 21%, Green 16%, Change UK 6%).”
YouGov surveyed 7,192 adults in the UK between 12 May and 16 May.
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