British Election Study 2015 Face-to-Face Survey

  • Edward Fieldhouse (Creator)
  • Jane Green (Contributor)
  • Jonathan Mellon (Contributor)
  • Christopher Prosser (Contributor)
  • Geoffrey Evans (Contributor)
  • Hermann Schmitt (Contributor)
  • Cees Van Der Eijk (Contributor)



The BES 2015 Face-to-Face Post-Election Survey is an address-based random probability sample study of eligible voters living in 600 wards in 300 Parliamentary Constituencies in England, Scotland, and Wales; 2,987 people completed the survey.

The fieldwork was conducted by GfK between May 8th 2015 and September 13th 2015 and achieved an overall response rate of 55.9%. The face-to-face dataset also includes a self-completion Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES) module that was answered by 1,567 respondents.

Full details of the methodology and fieldwork are available in the technical report that accompanies the data release. Full details of the questionnaire can be found in the codebook which also accompanies the data release.
Date made available12 Nov 2015
PublisherUK Data Service
Temporal coverage15 May 0008 - 15 Sept 2013
Date of data production31 May 2008 - 30 Sept 2013

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Cathie Marsh Institute

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