On Thursday 23 June 2016 the UK is being asked to decide: ‘Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave?’
In recent times, opinion polls have been a little more miss than hit. The polls in the run-up to the general election in 2015 were criticised for providing inaccurate predictions of the outcome. According to BBC News on 31 March: ‘Opinion polls before the 2015 election were among the most inaccurate since surveying began more than 70 years ago, an industry-wide review has suggested’
So given what’s at stake in the EU Referendum, we thought: There must be a better, more accurate way of measuring the public mood and presenting this simply, in a way that people understand.
With these findings in mind the Referendometer was created; a free and impartial web-based tool, scoring the Leave and Remain camps with a percentage likelihood of winning.
Over the period from 1st January 2016 we took...