Challenge of Election Results in UK Law

  • Can women dynasty politicians disrupt social norms of political leadership? A proposed typology of normative change
    • No. 44-1, January 2023
    • International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique
    • 0000
    Social norms that legitimise men as political leaders, and undervalue women’s leadership, are a tenacious barrier to women’s representation globally. This article explores the circumstances under w...
    ... ... are strong, and in many cases the election of wives, widows, daughters and other relatives ... women dynasty politicians can, and do, challenge and extend social norms of leadership. This is ... due to a court challenge of election results or a criminal conviction, while one is the widow ... ...
  • Can women dynasty politicians disrupt social norms of political leadership? A proposed typology of normative change
    • No. 44-1, January 2023
    • International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique
    Social norms that legitimise men as political leaders, and undervalue women’s leadership, are a tenacious barrier to women’s representation globally. This article explores the circumstances under w...
    ... ... are strong, and in many cases the election of wives, widows, daughters and other relatives ... women dynasty politicians can, and do, challenge and extend social norms of leadership. This is ... due to a court challenge of election results or a criminal conviction, while one is the widow ... ...
  • Tactical Voting and Electoral Pacts in the 2019 UK General Election
    • No. 20-3, August 2022
    • Political Studies Review
    • 0000
    The Brexit cleavage continued to define politics in the 2019 general election. This posed a challenge for parties and voters on each side of the debate: how to coordinate in favour of their side in...
    ... ... This posed a challenge for parties and voters on each side of the debate: how to coordinate in ... candidates against incumbent Conservatives noticeably affected the results. Holding the structure of preferences in 2019 constant, Labour would ... ...
  • Tactical Voting and Electoral Pacts in the 2019 UK General Election
    • No. 20-3, August 2022
    • Political Studies Review
    • 0000
    The Brexit cleavage continued to define politics in the 2019 general election. This posed a challenge for parties and voters on each side of the debate: how to coordinate in favour of their side in...
    ... ... This posed a challenge for parties and voters on each side of the debate: how to coordinate in ... candidates against incumbent Conservatives noticeably affected the results. Holding the structure of preferences in 2019 constant, Labour would ... ...
  • Stalin’s terror and the long-term political effects of mass repression
    • No. 55-2, March 2018
    • Journal of Peace Research
    • 0000
    Repression has a long-term negative effect on political participation. Using millions of arrest records from archival documents, and polling station-level election results, we examine how exposure ...
    ... ... , and polling station-level election results, we examine how exposure to Stalin-era ... repression for political behavior, and challenge the emergingview that exposure to violence ... ...
  • The 1976 Election and the American Political System
    • No. 25-2, June 1977
    • Political Studies
    • 0000
    The elections, remembered as the first in which an incumbent President was defeated since 1932, show other characteristics inconsistent with usual interpretations. The Democratic Party's selection ...
    ... ... Analysis of the results refutes many common conclusions. The popular vote was not as close as in ... Republicans still challenge strongly for the Presidency but consistently fail elsewhere. I. The ... ...
  • Dilemmas of Electoral Clientelism: Taiwan, 1993
    • No. 28-2, March 2007
    • International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique
    • 0000
    For many years, studies of electoral clientelism regarded clients as the captive votes of patrons. In recent years, this conventional wisdom has come under challenge, as scholars have come to recog...
    ... ... this conventional wisdom has come under challenge, as scholars have come to recognize the ... article uses the case of the 1993 Taiwan election to offer the rst ever systematic data on ... , combined with district electoral results, demonstrate considerable leakage in this ... ...
  • Europe, the End of the West and Global Power Shifts
    • No. 8-S4, June 2017
    • Global Policy
    Relative economic, political, and military power is undoubtedly shifting away from the West, most notably to Asia, but also to other world regions. Moreover, non‐state actors and cross‐border flows...
    ... ... Even more fundamental is the emerging challenge to the notion of the ‘ West ’ as a group of ... The 2016 US election results raise serious doubts about the future US ... ...
  • Why Change a Winning Team? Explaining Post-Election Cabinet Reshuffles in Four Westminster Democracies
    • No. 71-3, August 2023
    • Political Studies
    • 0000
    Incumbent prime ministers who win re-election often reshuffle their cabinet ministers. These post-election cabinet reshuffles have important implications for policymaking and present a puzzle: why ...
    ... ... popularity (Dewan and Dowding, 2005; Miwa, 2018), future election results (Martin, 2016) and parliamentary accountability (Thompson, 2020) ... that sacked, demoted or unpromoted ministers can successfully challenge their position. Prime minis-ters exploit this capacity, even when their ... ...
  • Graeme Orr, Ritual and Rhythm in Electoral Systems: A Comparative Legal Account
    • No. , May 2016
    • Edinburgh Law Review
    • 247-248
    ... ... an appreciation of this aspect of election law. He sets up his approach in the first two ... contests that produce trusted and binding results, bringing legal closure to the political ... The challenge of voter disengagement facing our political ... ...
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