Can you believe the election polls?

Labour has steadily managed to narrow the gap between themselves and the Conservatives over the last couple of weeks but there are large differences between the pollsters’ figures.

ICM put the Conservative Party 12 points up on Labour, while a constituency-by-constituency estimate for YouGov indicates Government could lose 20 seats and see its majority wiped out.

Telegraph Data Journalist Patrick Scott explains why different election poling seems to vary so wildly and whether you can trust the polls at all.

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