Insights Ofcom publishes evidence of past and current electoral support ahead of elections taking place in May 2021


Ofcom has published an updated digest of evidence of past and current electoral support to assist broadcasters in making editorial decisions in relation to elections taking place on 6 May 2021. These are: (i) elections for the Scottish and Welsh Parliament; (ii) English local and mayoral elections; (iii) London Assembly and London mayoral elections; and (iv) elections for Police and Crime Commissioners for England and Wales.

The digest of evidence includes past election results and latest opinion polls and sets out the factors Ofcom considers when making decisions on election-related programming. To access the digest, click here.