You may have seen the first of our NI-Wide December Tracker Poll results in the SUN NI last week. Last Wednesday, the SUN covered one particular poll question: 'Should Marijuana be legalised in Northern Ireland?' - Here in a 'live' Facebook broadcast we cover the results in detail, including showing analyses by eg Unionists, Nationalists/Republicans, etc.. - Click here: SHOULD MARIJUANA BE LEGALISED IN NORTHERN IRELAND

LT run regular 'Tracker' polls of our LT Northern Ireland Opinion Panel (now over 5,000 members). The LucidTalk Opinion Panel consists of Northern Ireland residents (age 18+) and is balanced by gender, age-group, area of residence, and community background, in order to be demographically representative of Northern Ireland.

LucidTalk run these regular 'Tracker Polls' every 2-3 months to constantly gauge and estimate NI public opinion on a wide range of issues e.g. politics, business, consumer, lifestyle etc. Our next NI-Wide Tracker poll-project is planned for 30th November to 2nd December 2016.

The objective of these scheduled and regular 'Tracker' polls is to research opinion on key issues at key points in time + track changes in trends and opinions over time about key topics and issues on a regular basis.  If you would like to review the poll questions we are proposing to ask in this next NI Tracker poll then please click on the link below. We would welcome any views/suggestions/edits/updates to the proposed questions - NB all poll questions must meet the British Polling Council (BPC) standards for balance, neutrality, and fairness.

PREVIEW OF POLL QUESTIONS: NI-Wide Tracker Poll

PLEASE SEND ANY SUGGESTED UPDATES/EDITS TO: info@lucidtalk.co.uk (all responses must be received by 8pm 29/11/16 as the poll goes live at 11am 30/11/16).

+ IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY A MEMBER OF OUR OPINION PANEL - Would you like to join and take part in our regular polls, and also be invited to take part in our other research activities eg Focus Groups, Opinion Caucuses etc.?
If so, register here: 
Join the LT NI Opinion Panel

Methodology:  

Polling will be carried out by Belfast based polling and market research company LucidTalk. The project will be carried out online for a period of 60 Hours from 11am 30th November to 11pm 2nd December 2016 (60 Hours). The project will target the established LucidTalk NI-Wide Opinion Panel (5,016 members) which is balanced by gender, age-group, area of residence, and community background, in order to be demographically representative of Northern Ireland. 2,000 - 2,500 full responses are expected to be received, and a data auditing process will then be carried out to ensure all completed poll-surveys are/were genuine 'one-person, one-vote' responses, and also to ensure a robust NI representative sample of opinion. This will result in 1,080 responses being considered in terms of the final results, and that the 1,080 responses received and used will represent a demographically representative sample of Northern Ireland, producing results to within an error of only +/-3%.

LATEST LUCIDTALK REVIEWS AS PUBLISHED IN THE BELFAST TELEGRAPH (online):  
 
We enclose here the latest reviews and commentaries from LucidTalk as published on the Belfast Telegraph (online) - (a) A review of the US election polling including a reference to LucidTalk's Facebook post on the 27th October regarding our accurate online polling methods, and which includes a link to a US Poll review article which predicted a Trump win!, and (b) A review of how accurate the UK EU Referendum polling actually was - including LucidTalk's last (spot-on - accurate) NI EU Referendum poll three days before Referendum day.
Here are the two articles (just click on the title of the applicable article below) - along with (c) the link to the LucidTalk Facebook post (27/10/16 - 12 days before the US election) covering the three top US poll companies we track and whose methodologies we use for our NI polls, and (d) the direct link to the US Poll review article (published on the same LT Facebook post 27/10/16 - 12 days before the US election) which predicted a Trump win!:

(a) US Election Polling
(b) UK EU Referendum Polling
(c) LT Facebook Post on 27/10/16 - 12 days before US election 
(d) Link to US Election review article predicting a Trump win
(published by LT as part of (c), 
27/10/16 - 12 days before US election) 

LUCIDTALK NI-WIDE TRACKER POLL - September 2016:

LucidTalk are running, and have been running, regular Northern Ireland (NI) Opinion Panel 'Tracker Polls' every 2-3 months to constantly gauge and estimate NI public opinion on a wide range of issues eg politics, business, consumer, lifestyle etc. Here we present the report from our NI-Wide September 2016 Tracker poll.

The polls are regular 'Tracker' polls of the established LT Northern Ireland Opinion Panel (now over 3,000 members). The LucidTalk Opinion Panel consists of Northern Ireland residents (age 18+) and is balanced by gender, age-group, area of residence, and community background, in order to be demographically representative of Northern Ireland.

The objective of these scheduled and regular 'Tracker' polls is to research opinion on key issues at key points in time + track changes in trends and opinions over time about key topics and issues on a regular basis.

For this September 'Tracker' poll-project our now over 3,000 member NI-Wide and representative Opinion Panel was targeted, and invited to participate, and 1,582 full responses were recorded in terms of the final results.

Methodology:

Polling was carried out by Belfast based polling and market research company LucidTalk. The project was carried out online for a period of 60 Hours from 11am 21st September to 11pm 23rd September (60 Hours). The project targeted the established LucidTalk NI-Wide Opinion Panel (3,041 members) which is  balanced by gender, age-group, area of residence, and community background, in order to be demographically representative of Northern Ireland. 1,582 full responses were received, and a data auditing process was carried out to ensure all completed poll-surveys were genuine 'one-person, one-vote' responses, and also to ensure a robust NI representative sample of opinion. This resulted in 1,080 responses being considered in terms of the final results, and that the 1,080 responses received and used represented a demographically representative sample of Northern Ireland. 

FULL REPORT - click on link below:
SEPTEMBER 2016 LUCIDTALK 'Tracker' POLL REPORT