Chris is the Political Research Manager at YouGov and has worked in London on the company's General Election and Referendum polling for the past four years. He has provided media commentary on topical issues for the BBC, Sky News, and Channel 4 and regularly writes about polling and elections for publications such as the Guardian, New Statesman, and the Times.
Chris has a particular interest in "voter flows", analysing how and why voters move between different parties and candidates, whether that is related to behavioural attitudes, demographics, or the effects of media consumption.
You can follow Chris on Twitter at @chriscurtis94
Labour’s favourability drops, although Starmer seen as a better leader
YouGov examines the aftermath of the Labour party's decision to suspend Jeremy Corbyn30 Oct 2020
Only the “loud minority” oppose lockdown restrictions
There is no evidence to suggest that polling is undercounting those who don’t support anti-coronavirus measures24 Sep 2020
Scottish independence: Yes leads by 53% to 47%
This is YouGov's largest ever lead for the pro-independence side12 Aug 2020
The mixed reaction to Boris’s first year as Prime Minister
YouGov's Chris Curtis looks at the rollercoaster ride that has been Boris Johnson's first year in office25 Jul 2020
Conservative Party members stand by Boris, but would vote for Rishi if it came to it
Talk of changing leaders doesn't wash with Tory members, the vast majority of whom approve of Johnson's record to date23 Jul 2020
Sunak is most popular Chancellor in 15 years
Five times as many approve than disapprove of the measures announced in Rishi Sunak’s statement this week, with 64% now thinking he is doing a good job as Chancellor of the Exchequer10 Jul 2020
The public increasingly concerned about next week’s lockdown easing
Britons are less keen on reopening pubs, restaurants and hairdressers than they were30 Jun 2020
Conservatives still more trusted on economy, but can they hold their lead?
Labour is still struggling to regain credibility on the economy, nearly 13 years after the global financial crisis.17 Jun 2020
Government approval continues to fall, as Starmer increasingly seen as a Prime Minister in waiting
The government's response to the coronavirus crisis has damaged Boris Johnson and the Tories' reputation10 Jun 2020
One in five have started breaking lockdown rules more following Cummings saga
One in three of those following lockdown rules less strictly cite Dominic Cummings as part of the reason03 Jun 2020