How do polling and big data affect the relationship between politicians and voters?

How do polling and big data affect the relationship between politicians and voters?

This plenary session will discuss the implications of the changing use of opinion polls and big data for aggregating voters’ interests and overseeing political leadership. Specific focus will be on how the polls and data are changing the relationship between voters and politicians. What lessons can be learnt to bolster public respect for public institutions?

  • Anna Matuskova, Partner & Senior Consultant, CAMPAIGNS
  • James Morris, Partner, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner
  • Zsuzsanna Szelényi, Hungarian MP / Member of the Presidency, “Together” Party
  • Moderator: Neil Campbell, Acting Director, Open Society European Policy Institute