On Brexit: “We Had Momentum Until This Terrible Tragedy” – Here Are The Latest Odds
Those hoping that some dramatic change in UK public sentiment as manifested through polling for or against Brexit would emerge in the aftermath of Jo Cox’ killing, will be disappointed. As the two most recent polls, one from YouGov/ITV and another from Survation, show opinions remains split right down the middle even as the first unofficial poll by Qriously showed a substantial drop in support for remain:
- U.K. POLL ON EU SHOWS 44% LEAVE, 42% REMAIN: YOUGOV/ITV
- U.K. SURVATION POLL ON EU SHOWS REMAIN 45%, LEAVE 42%
Furthermore, yesterday’s Opinium poll showed the two sides tied at 44%
- U.K. POLL ON EU SHOWS 44% REMAIN, 44% LEAVE: OPINIUM POLL
This is in accordance with the latest FT poll tracker, which also shows Remain and Leave tied at 44% in the newspaper’s poll of polls.
— Peston on Sunday (@pestononsunday) June 19, 2016