Electors in UK Law

  • Measuring Movements of Electors Using Election Results
    • Nbr. 22-2, June 1974
    • Political Studies
  • Electors' Attitudes towards Local Government: A Survey of a Glasgow Constituency
    • Nbr. 13-3, October 1965
    • Political Studies
  • Voter Turnout in British South Asian Communities at the 2001 General Election
    • Nbr. 9-3, August 2007
    • British Journal of Politics and International Relations
    The turnout of 59.4 per cent at the 2001 general election was the lowest since 1918. It has been widely assumed that ethnic or religious minority electors are less likely to vote in general electio...
    ...... at the 2001 general election was the lowest since 1918. It has been widely assumed that ethnic or religious minority electors are less likely to vote in general elections ......
  • Electronic Voting in Belgium: A Legitimised Choice?
    • Nbr. 25-3, September 2005
    • Politics
    Computer voting was introduced in Belgium in 1994. Paradoxically, no action had been taken to ascertain the opinion of electors confronted with this original method of voting. This article verifies...
    ......electors confronted with this original method of voting. This article veri- fies the social and empirical dimensions of legitimacy of this new method through ......
  • People, Place and the Economic Theory of Voting: The 1992 British General Election
    • Nbr. 15-1, February 1995
    • Politics
    Much recent research on voting patterns in Great Britain has shown that economic concerns strongly influence many electors: those who are optimistic about their own and the country's future are mor...
    ...... Much recent research on voting patterns in Great Britain has shown that economic con- cerns strongly influence many electors: those who are optimistic about their own and the county’s future are more likely to support the incumbent government ......
  • The Revenue Support Grant A Betters Grants System?
    • Nbr. 4-2, June 1989
    • Public Policy and Administration
    'A Council's powers to raise taxes locally, and the grant it gets from the National Government should be designed to ensure that the Council can provide adequate services. They should also be desig...
    ...... They should also be designed to ensure that local electors know what the costs of their services are, so that armed with this knowledge they can influence the spending decisions of their ......
  • The Australian Federalism System
    • Nbr. 5-4, October 1984
    • International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique
    With a largely homogenous population and tradition of "radical conservatism," there is little basis for hierarchy in Australia. The party system, based on the states divides Labor and non...
    ...... The parties no longer satisfy the electors, as shown in statistical measures of attitudes and policy preference. The problem for the future is the adaptability of the party ......
  • Mobilisation or Marginalisation? Neighbourhood Effects on Muslim Electoral Registration in Britain in 2001
    • Nbr. 56-2, June 2008
    • Political Studies
    Competing theories of political participation predict varying levels of engagement among minority groups according to the composition of the locality. For example, some previous research has shown ...
    ...... that Muslim registration levels are higher in predominantly Muslim areas, giving credence to the argument that minority electors are mobilised through social connectedness and community networks, rather than marginalised through deprivation and segregation. . ......
  • Context, Conversation and Conviction: Social Networks and Voting at the 1992 British General Election
    • Nbr. 47-5, December 1999
    • Political Studies
    After some initial interest, analyses of contextual effects in British voting behaviour have tended to downplay or ignore the role of face to face conversations between electors. However, evidence ...
    ......have tended to downplay or ignore the role of face to face conversations between . electors. However, evidence from the 1992 British Election Study shows that . ......
  • Measuring the Level and Direction of Split-Ticket Voting at the 1979 and 1997 British General and Local Elections: A Survey-Based Analysis
    • Nbr. 49-2, June 2001
    • Political Studies
    Only in 1979 and 1997 have British general elections coincided with the annual local government electoral contests. This research note uses both survey and aggregate data to provide new estimates o...
    ......It appears that no fewer than one in six of those electors who voted for one of the three major parties in both contests made a different choice at national as opposed to local level. The fact that the ......
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