2015 General Election Results Data Released

May 15, 2015 / No Comments

The British Election Study has released the 2015 election results for each constituency (winning party, vote share, number of votes, turnout, majority and changes in vote share since 2010), the 201...

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UK elects most diverse Parliament

May 15, 2015 / No Comments

  A recent interview with Jeremy Paxman, who fronted Channel 4’s Alternative Election Night coverage, argued that this campaign was a choice ‘between one man who was at primary school with Bor...

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Behind the surge: Who are Green party’s parliamentary candidates?

April 29, 2015 / No Comments

  The surge in support for the Green party in the 2015 general election has not gone unnoticed. Currently polling at 5% nationally, there are only a handful of seats where Green candidates wil...

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Reforming the political class: Are small parties the answer?

April 6, 2015 / No Comments

Reforming the political class: Are small parties the answer? Dissatisfaction with the political class is endemic within the British political system. Declining support for the two main parties has ...

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1945-2010 Codebook

March 3, 2015 / No Comments

This is the codebook for the retrospective dataset covering parliamentary candidates from 1945 to 2010. Download

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2015 Codebook

March 3, 2015 / No Comments

Codebook for the 2015 General Election candidates dataset, v1.

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