Psephology
Psephology /sɨˈfɒlədʒi/ (from Greek psephos ψῆφος, 'pebble', which the Greeks used as ballots) is a branch of political science which deals with the study and scientific analysis of elections. Psepho...
List of psephologists
This is a list of notable psephologists.
John Curtice
John Kevin Curtice, FRSA, FRSE, FBA (born 10 December 1953 in St Austell, Cornwall) is an academic who is currently Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde. He is particularly intereste...
Cleavage (politics)
In political science, cleavage is the division of voters into voting blocs. The preliminary assumption is that voters don’t come in predefined groups of pros and cons for or against a certain subject...
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Interval estimation
In statistics, interval estimation is the use of sample data to calculate an interval of possible (or probable) values of an unknown population parameter, in contrast to point estimation, which is a s...
Swing (politics)
An electoral swing analysis (or swing) shows the extent of change in voter support, typically from one election to another, expressed as a positive or negative percentage. A multi-party swing is an in...
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Thomas Hare (political scientist)
Thomas Hare (28 March 1806 in England – 6 May 1891) was a British proponent of electoral reform.
He was born on 28 March 1806, was the only son of A Hare of Leigh, Dorset. On 14 November 1828 he w...
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Swing (Australian politics)
The term swing is organically employed in UK. It shows the extent of change in voter support typically from one election to another, expressed as a positive or negative percentage. In Australia howeve...
Michael Steed
Michael Steed is a British psephologist, political scientist, broadcaster, activist and Liberal Democrat politician. He was born in 1940 in Kent, where his father was a farmer. He has written extensiv...
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Voting system
A voting system or electoral system is a method by which voters make a choice between options, often in an election or on a policy referendum.A voting system enforces rules to ensure valid voting, and...
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The American Voter
The American Voter, published in 1960, is a seminal study of voting behavior in the United States, authored by Angus Campbell, Philip Converse, Warren Miller, and Donald Stokes, colleagues at the Univ...
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Malcolm Mackerras
Malcolm Hugh Mackerras AO (born 26 August 1939) is an Australian psephologist and commentator and lecturer on Australian and American politics.
Malcolm Mackerras was born at Turramurra in Sydney i...
Antony Green
Antony John Green (born 2 March 1960) is an Australian psephologist and commentator for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Born in northern England, Green emigrated to Australia with his fam...
Cube rule
The cube rule or cube law is an empirical observation regarding democratic elections under the first-past-the-post system. The rule suggests that the party getting the most votes is over-represented ...
Robert McKenzie (psephologist)
Robert ("Bob") Trelford McKenzie (11 September 1917 – 12 October 1981) was a Canadian professor of politics and sociology, and a psephologist (one who does statistical analysis of elections). H...
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Comparative election campaign communication research
Comparative election campaign communication research examines how and with what effect election campaigns are conducted in a temporal or spatial comparative approach. Therefore it focuses on three int...
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Show of hands
A show of hands is a common voting method used in committees and other informal or small gatherings for voting. It is more precise than a voice vote but does not require members to leave their seats. ...
Swing state
In presidential politics of the United States, a swing state (also, battleground state or purple state (in reference to red states and blue states)) is a state in which no single candidate or party ...
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Margin of error
The margin of error is a statistic expressing the amount of random sampling error in a survey's results. It asserts a likelihood (not a certainty) that the result from a sample is close to the number ...
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Confidence interval
In statistics, a confidence interval (CI) is a type of interval estimate of a population parameter. It is an observed interval (i.e. it is calculated from the observations), in principle different fro...
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Nicolaus Tideman
T. Nicolaus Tideman (/ˈtiːdɨmən/, not /ˈtaɪdmən/; born August 11, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is a Professor of Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He received his Bachelo...
Spoiler effect
The spoiler effect is the effect of vote splitting between candidates or ballot questions with similar ideologies. One spoiler candidate's presence in the election draws votes from a major candidate ...
British Polling Council
The British Polling Council (BPC) is an association of market research companies whose opinion polls are regularly published or broadcast in media in the United Kingdom. The objective of the BPC is to...
Nate Silver
Nathaniel Read "Nate" Silver (born January 13, 1978) is an American statistician and writer who analyzes baseball (see sabermetrics) and elections (see psephology). He is currently the editor-in-chief...
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Ken Ritchie
Ken Ritchie (born 1946), is a British psephologist.Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in mathematics before spending 18 months teaching in Tanzania....
Maurice Duverger
Maurice Duverger (5 June 1917 – 16 December 2014) was a French jurist, sociologist and politician. He was born in Angoulême, Charente.Starting his career as a jurist at the University of Bordeaux, Duv...
Research strategies of election campaign communication research
Research strategies in the field of election campaign communication research refer to the decisions made concerning the objective, the scope, the sampling and the methodology used within a study.
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