Betting companies’ exit polling likely responsible for tumbling odds against Labour win
Odds offered by bookmakers on a Labour victory in the Peterborough by-election have tumbled through the day, falling from 7-1 yesterday, through 3-1 this morning, then 5-2 and now just 2-1.
Betting companies will be conducting exit polling throughout the day to ensure they do not lose heavily on a Labour win.
If you’re a Peterborough Labour voter, do not stay home thinking the election is a lost cause – get out and make your vote count. And if you’re in Peterborough as a Labour volunteer in the ‘GOTV’ (get out the vote) campaign, redouble your efforts for the remaining six hours or so of voting.
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