Thursday, 22 April 2010

Winner of the 2nd TV Debate Announced

After the second of three Prime Minsterial TV Debates viewers expressed opinions on the BBCs Have Your Say discussion forum. Our sentiment analysis represents over 375 immediate comments on Gordon Brown and Labour Party, David Cameron and Conservative Party and Nick Clegg and Liberal Democrats. We shall post an update tommorow with more comments analysed.

Winner of 2nd TV debate

This graph demonstrates winning word scores associated with each political party leader. A number of words were used to create this analysis, and the score is created by determining how closely in context the respective leaders are to these words. it is possible to quantitatively determine the public's response to the second debate.

We will continue this analysis over the coming days, by analysing online discussions on the three leaders, and therefore show how trends are forming in the days running up to the election.

Election Trends answers ongoing questions of the publics popularity towards political parties and their leaders, the public perception of the character of the party leaders, and public confidence in the political parties. Election Trends presents ongoing daily election updates on existing topics, with special feature topics.

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