Opinion polling for the 1950 United Kingdom general election


In the run-up to the 1950 United Kingdom general election, various organisations carry out opinion polling to gauge voting intention. Results of such polls are displayed in this article.

The date range for these opinion polls are from the 1945 general election until the 1950 general election.

UK opinion polling for the 1950 election
  Conservative
  Labour
  Liberal

Polling results


All data is from PollBase[1]

1950

Date Published Polling Organisation / Client Con Lab Lib Lead
23 Feb 1950 General election results 43.4% 46.1% 9.1% 2.7%
17–23 Feb 1950 DE Polling 45% 44% 10% 1%
17–22 Feb 1950 Gallup/News Chronicle 43.5% 45% 10.5% 1.5%
Feb 1950 Daily Mail 45.5% 42.5% 12% 3%
20 Feb 1950 DE Polling 46% 44.5% 9% 1.5%
17 Feb 1950 Gallup/News Chronicle 42.5% 45% 12% 2.5%
13 Feb 1950 DE Polling 45% 45% 9.5% Tie
10 Feb 1950 Gallup/News Chronicle 43% 44.5% 12% 1.5%
6 Feb 1950 DE Polling 45% 44% 10% 1%
30 Jan 1950 DE Polling 47.5% 42.5% 8.5% 5%
30 Jan 1950 Gallup/News Chronicle 44% 45.5% 10% 1.5%
23 Jan 1950 DE Polling 48% 42% 9% 6%
20 Jan 1950 Gallup/News Chronicle 44% 41.5% 12.5% 2.5%

1949

Date Published Polling Organisation / Client Con Lab Lib Lead
Dec 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 45% 41% 12.5% 4%
Nov 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 48% 38% 11% 10%
Nov 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 43.5% 40% 14% 3.5%
Nov 1949 1950 General Election book 50% 39% 8% 11%
Oct 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 45.5% 39.5% 12.5% 6%
Sep 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 46% 40% 12% 6%
Aug 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 46.5% 40.5% 11.5% 6%
Jul 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 44.5% 40.5% 12.5% 4%
Jun 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 46% 41.5% 10% 5.5%
May 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 46% 40% 11% 6%
Apr 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 42% 43.5% 13% 1.5%
Mar 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 41.5% 43% 13% 1%
Feb 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 44.5% 43.5% 9.5% 1%
Jan 1949 Gallup/News Chronicle 44% 40.5% 13% 3.5%

1948

Date Published Polling Organisation / Client Con Lab Lib Lead
Nov 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 46% 43% 8.5% 3%
Oct 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 46.5% 41.5% 9.5% 5%
Sep 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 47.5% 41.5% 10% 6%
Aug 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 48% 41% 8.5% 7%
Jul 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 48% 39.5% 9% 8.5%
May 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 45% 41.5% 11% 3.5%
Apr 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 42.5% 41% 10.5% 1.5%
Mar 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 46% 43% 8.5% 3%
Feb 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 46% 42% 8.5% 4%
Jan 1948 Gallup/News Chronicle 44.5% 43.5% 10.5% 1%

1947

Date Published Polling Organisation / Client Con Lab Lib Lead
Nov 1947 Gallup/News Chronicle 45% 45% 12% Tie
Sep 1947 Gallup/News Chronicle 44.5% 39.5% 11.5% 5%
Aug 1947 Gallup/News Chronicle 44.5% 41% 11% 3.5%
Jul 1947 Gallup/News Chronicle 42.5% 42.5% 12.5% Tie
June 1947 Gallup/News Chronicle 42.5% 42.5% 12.5% Tie
Mar 1947 Gallup/News Chronicle 43.5 43.5% 10.5% Tie
Jan 1947 Gallup/News Chronicle 41% 44.5% 12% 3.5%

1946

Date Published Polling Organisation / Client Con Lab Lib Lead
May 1946 Gallup/News Chronicle 40% 43.5% 13% 3.5%
Jan 1946 Gallup/News Chronicle 32% 52.5% 11% 20.5%

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