IPR/Ora News Exit Poll: PS Wins with 45–49%

IPR/Ora News Exit Poll: PS Wins with 45–49%

IPR/Ora News published at 21:30 an exit poll predicting an election victory for the PS, with 45–49% of the votes. In 2013, the PS gained 41.4% and this result would imply that the PS will be able to secure an absolute majority of 71 mandates. Vote counting is supposed to start in the counting centers at […]

A Referendum about Rama

A Referendum about Rama

The publication of the polls by two well-known Italian polling companies seems to have imprinted into the minds of the political pundits that the election results have been determined, except the 10% or so of voters who have declared themselves undecided. But the IPR/Ora News poll shows two other pieces of data that seem to contradict […]

German Shock Poll Bad News for PS

German Shock Poll Bad News for PS

A poll held among 996 Albanian voters between June 15–18 by German market research company GfK shows that a large number of voters of 20.3% still didn’t make up their mind. The poll shows the PD and PS basically tied at 31.4% and 31.1% respectively, with the PS and LSI polling significantly below the averages of […]

IPR/Ora News Poll: Half of PS Voters Rejects Edi Rama

IPR/Ora News Poll: Half of PS Voters Rejects Edi Rama

Less than a week before the elections, the IPR/Ora News poll from yesterday night shows little movement, with all major parties having consolidated their positions. Neither the violence toward LSI supporters and President-Elect Ilir Meta’s threats to arm his supporters, nor Prime Minister Edi Rama’s call to police officers to campaign for the PS seem to […]

Also IPR Confirms Rise of PS

Also IPR Confirms Rise of PS

After the Piepoli/Report TV poll of June 13, also the IPR/Ora News poll confirmed yesterday a general rise of the PS. From the 2013 election result of 41.3%, and earlier polling numbers of 43% and 45%, the most recent IPR poll put the PS at 48% of the popular vote. Compared to the previous poll […]

New Piepoli Poll Trumpets PS

New Piepoli Poll Trumpets PS

Yesterday night Piepoli/Report TV published it second election poll, claiming a sound victory for the PS. The party would not only gain a majority in Parliament, but, according to the interviewees consulted, also have the most effective campaign. In response to a series of queries, more than 40% of the interviewees thought that the PS […]

IPR/Ora News Poll: Major Parties Consolidate

IPR/Ora News Poll: Major Parties Consolidate

The second poll of IPR/Ora News shows a further consolidation of the votes for the three major parties, at the cost of the smaller parties. With 19.3%, a PS-LSI coalition is preferred over a PS-PD coalition at 15%, with more than half of the voters having no preference. The IPR/Ora News poll differs significantly from […]

New Poll Numbers from Piepoli/Report TV: PS Ahead

New Poll Numbers from Piepoli/Report TV: PS Ahead

Yesterday evening, Report TV released new poll numbers for the parliamentary elections of June 25 on a national level as well as Tirana County, whose voters will elect 34 of the 140 mandates in Parliament. The poll was held by the Italian firm Piepoli and was based on 800 telephonic interviews. Different from the IPR/Ora News […]

IPR/Ora News Publishes First Election Poll

IPR/Ora News Publishes First Election Poll

Yesterday night, IPR and Ora News published the first opinion poll concerning the upcoming parliamentary elections for June 25. The data are based on telephone interviews with 2,002 people throughout Albania, as well as 1,000 people in Tirana County, where 34 of 140 mandates are at play. 21% of the interviewees indicated not to have made […]

No Credible Polling in Albania – Exit Explains

No Credible Polling in Albania – Exit Explains

As we explained before, the absence of credible polls in Albania makes it difficult to say anything reasonable about the progress of the electoral campaign and national and local voting trends. There is, however, traditionally one polling company that has been active in Albania since the general elections of 2009, which is the Italian company […]