UK polling expert John Curtice gets ‘unanticipated’ knighthood

Polling expert and political scientist John Curtice has been given a knighthood in the Queen’s New Year honours list.

The veteran psephologist has been honoured for his high-profile work in political analysis.

His 2017 election exit poll correctly predicted the Conservatives would lose their majority.

The 64-year-old, famous for political predictions, said the honour was “not something I saw coming”. CONT.

BBC News