With Britain heading for the polls tomorrow, Hitwise data released today showing searches for and usage of the main parties’ websites supports the prediction that the Liberal Democrats are heading for their best election result in over 80 years.
Despite Labour’s last-minute warnings that tactical voting for the Liberal Democrats in marginal seats could increase the likelihood of a Conservative win, Charles Kennedy’s party is still surging ahead in the pre-election polls and online according to Hitwise, global leader in real-time competitive intelligence.
Searches for ‘conservative party’, ‘labour party’ and ‘liberal democrats’, based on data for four weeks ending April 2nd – April 30th
UK Internet users have been searching for the Liberal Democrat’s website in ever increasing numbers, with the past 2 weeks showing a clear lead for searches on “Liberal Democrats” over “Labour Party” and “Conservatives”. For the week ending 30th April, there...