Cynthia Nixon’s New York blowout and the future of the Celebrity Politician in the wake of Trump

  With 99% of results in, Cynthia Nixon’s bid for the Democratic primary nominee for New York Governor has been brutally crushed.  Beaten by a two to one percentage, with Andrew M. Cuomo taking 65.6% of the vote, I was struck by what some senior aides within the Nixon campaign saw as a potential Achilles Heel … Continue reading Cynthia Nixon’s New York blowout and the future of the Celebrity Politician in the wake of Trump

Don’t rely on Boris Johnson to boost support for Scottish Independence

As a passionate supporter of Scottish independence and a huge fan of polling and psephology, one of the most intriguing aspects of the whole movement is interpreting the glacial like movement of support since the 2014 referendum.  In the highs and lows of the movement over the past four years, independence support has stayed pretty … Continue reading Don’t rely on Boris Johnson to boost support for Scottish Independence