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There's a summary of where Britain's parties stand on Brexit , if you'd like to read it. There are lots of opinion polls carried out in the run-up to a general election.
Their methods vary but they usually survey the views of at least 1, people to find which political party is likely to get most votes.
A poll tracker amalgamates the results of several opinion polls to try to get as clear a picture as possible.
The BBC tracker , for example, takes the results of the latest seven opinion polls, on a rolling basis, and works out the median middle rating for each party.
When you hear someone talking about one party having a poll lead over another - they are talking about the gap between the percentage ratings of the parties in the latest poll or set of polls.
The opinion polls were wrong about the general election and the industry has yet to fully fix the problems that caused those inaccuracies.
So they should be taken with a pinch of salt. It's not a straightforward process to work it out. Many Labour MPs have "safe" seats - they got thousands more votes than their nearest rivals in , meaning they could lose votes and still retain their place in the Commons.
The Conservatives have fewer "safe" seats than Labour. They pulled off their surprise general election victory by winning seats just where they needed them, such as in previously Liberal Democrat-held constituencies in the south-west of England.
The danger for Labour is that it piles up votes in seats it already holds - something that happened in - rather than in areas represented by rival parties.
This makes it harder for it to suffer large-scale losses, but it also makes it relatively harder for it to make big gains.
They were not due to be introduced until A public consultation is under way with final proposals set to be made in The main parties faced a race against time to get candidates in place and some streamlined their normal selection procedures, with more candidates chosen centrally.
Some 68 parties and independent candidates contribute to a total of 3, people standing for Parliament this year - a decrease of from Oh yes - it's proved a good chance for people to get out, or try to return to, frontline politics.
Some of the big names stepping down include former Conservative chancellor George Osborne - who is now editing the London Evening Standard newspaper - and ex-party chairman Sir Eric Pickles.
And others are throwing their hat into the ring for the first time, including blogger Jack Monroe - who is campaigning over the NHS - while UKIP's Paul Nuttall is among his party's best known hopefuls.
The Green Party has one MP. Five MPs sit as independents. Jo Johnson, brother of Boris, calls for the public to have the final say after resigning transport job.
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