Alex Massie Alex Massie

Do Newspapers Influence Elections?

Alex Barker notes that despite the Guardian’s endorsement of the Liberal Democrats this year (still richly amusing!), the Lib Dems actually won a smaller share of the Guardian-reader vote in 2010 than they had in 2005:

Chart from Kavanagh & Crowley’s The British General Election of 2010.

Some other things to note: Daily Mirror readers were much more motivated to vote than Sun readers.

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